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Kindred Beings

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Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Sheri Speede, Founder, In Defense of Animals–Africa (IDA-Africa); Author, Kindred Beings; Veterinarian Read more »

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Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club

Thu, Sep 5 2013 - 5:30pm

Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club 

All interested Club members are welcome to attend bimonthly one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for the rest of 2013. Read more »

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How to Navigate Epic Estate Battles Before They Start

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Thu, Sep 5 2013 - 5:15pm

John E. O'Grady, Esq., Immediate Past Chair, The Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section, The Bar Association of San Francisco

Attorney and mediator O'Grady will reveal the latest approaches to the age-old estate planning questions raised in film clips from familiar movies such as A Thousand Acres, Mommy Dearest and Zorba the Greek, which tap into the limitless depths of the human psyche. Join in a lively and enlightening session that opens the door for participants to fully explore their estate planning questions. Read more »

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Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the U.S.-Mexico Divide

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Wed, Sep 4 2013 - 6:00pm

Michael Dear, Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley  Read more »

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The Psychopath Test

Tue, Sep 3 2013 - 5:30pm

We all have met these people, whether or not we have recognized them. Some of us have been taken in and damaged by them. The Psychopath Test reveals the manifestations and traits of the 4 percent of males and .5 percent of females who exhibit the personality disorder called psychopathy-sociopathy. Ronson delves into this condition with an engaging, wry British humor. He presents a number of specific cases describing individuals who are pathological liars, without conscience or guilt as ruthless, devious, conniving and without empathy. Read more »

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The Spine of the Continent

Thu, Aug 29 2013 - 6:00pm

Mary Ellen Hannibal, Author, Evidence of Evolution; 2011 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow Read more »

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Oceans: Open for Business

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Wed, Aug 28 2013 - 6:00pm

Alloysius Attah, Founder and CEO, Farmerli Read more »

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Adapting to Sea Level Rise in the Bay Area

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Tue, Aug 27 2013 - 6:00pm

Protecting Our Communities, Infrastructure and the Bay Read more »

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What Is Nature-Deficit Disorder?

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Tue, Aug 27 2013 - 6:00pm

Richard Louv, Journalist; Author, The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder Read more »

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Backyards, Beaches, Birds and Bees: Citizen Science

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Mon, Aug 26 2013 - 6:00pm

Gretchen LeBuhn, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Biology, SFSU

Heidi Ballard, Ph.D, Associate Professor, School of Education, UC Davis Read more »

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