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Environmental Debt

Mon, Jul 8 2013 - 6:00pm

Amy Larkin, Author, Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy; Director, Greenpeace Solutions
John Hofmeister, CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy; Former President, Shell Oil Company Read more »

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Fracking News

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Fri, Jul 19 2013 - 12:00pm

David Baker, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
Abrahm Lustgarten, Reporter, ProPublica

Supporters of hydraulic fracturing see it as a driver of affordable domestic energy that can create jobs. Opponents see a risk to water supplies, ecosystems and human health. Join in a conversation with reporters covering fracking in California and nationally on the dangers and potential of the natural gas bonanza. Will California pass a moratorium? Will the Monterey Shale really be developed? Is gas really better than coal? Read more »

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Power Choice

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Mon, Jun 17 2013 - 12:00pm

Kim Malcolm, Director, CleanPowerSF
Shawn Marshall, Mill Valley Council Member; Executive Director, Local Energy Aggregation Network
Marcie Milner, Senior Regulatory Manager, Shell Energy North America
Hunter Stern, Business Manager, Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Read more »

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Chango’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes by William Kennedy

Mon, Jul 1 2013 - 5:30pm

When journalist Daniel Quinn meets Ernest Hemingway at the Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba, in 1957, he has no idea that his own affinity for simple, declarative sentences will change his life radically overnight. So begins William Kennedy’s novel, a tale of revolutionary intrigue, heroic journalism, crooked politicians, drug-running gangsters, Albany race riots, and the improbable rise of Fidel Castro. Read more »

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Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here

Fri, Sep 20 2013 - 12:00pm

 

Karima Bennoune, Human Rights Activist; Author; Professor of Law, UC Davis Read more »

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Exploratorium Global Studios in the Middle East

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Fri, Aug 23 2013 - 12:00pm

Silva Raker, Creator and Director of Business Development, Exploratorium Global Studios

Adam Tobin, Managing Director, Exploratorium Global Studios

Gina Baleria, Assistant News Director, KGO - Moderator Read more »

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Brian Michael Jenkins: How Safe Is America Today?

Mon, Jun 24 2013 - 6:00pm

 

Brian Michael Jenkins: How Safe is America Today? Read more »

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Journey into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzberg

Mon, Jun 3 2013 - 5:30pm

 

Russians have written many justly famous memoirs, and this one is among the best. Ginzberg provides an account of her suffering and survival of a sentence to prison and labor camps. We will discuss this woman’s story of her arrest in 1937, charged with being a Trotskyist terrorist  and counterrevolutionary at the commencement of the Stalinist purges, the great terror and the gulag. Read more »

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A Soundscape by Bernie Krause

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Mon, Aug 5 2013 - 12:00pm

Bernie Krause, Ph.D., Musician; Naturalist; Director, Wild Sanctuary Read more »

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