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Shai Agassi: A Better Model?

Jul 27, 2010 @ 4:35 PM
Shai Agassi (left in video) talks with Greg Dalton, Climate One director and vice president of The Commonwealth Club, about making electric cars a reality.

Shai Agassi: A Better Model?

Jul 27, 2010 @ 4:35 PM
Shai Agassi (left in video) talks with Greg Dalton, Climate One director and vice president of The Commonwealth Club, about making electric cars a reality.

Dr. Carol Fleming to Talk "The Ascent of Woman" in the News

Jul 21, 2010 @ 1:40 PM
Dr. Carol Fleming, a member of The Commonwealth Club's Board of Governors and chair of its Member-Led Forums of volunteer-run programming, will be visible in many media outlets in the next few weeks as she discusses The Ascent of Woman. This series of nearly 30 MLF programs will run throughout the month of August at The Commonwealth Club, and will focus on the evolving status of women in the world today.

Exploring the Ascent of Woman

Jul 19, 2010 @ 10:18 AM
By Allison Vale

Recently The New York Times featured an article, “Aging Gracefully, The French Way,” striking that chord in every American woman who envies that je ne sais qua. I cheekily wrote “How to outlive men gracefully” as the tagline for our August 2nd program on Population Aging as a Feminist Issue, but Ms. Hayutin will be discussing issues far more serious than wrinkles that will affect women all over the globe – especially the French.

Paul Saffo: Bay Area Should Flex Its Economic Muscles in the Political Arena

Jul 12, 2010 @ 3:06 PM
The Bay Area would benefit from thinking more like a city-state and less like a region within a dysfunctional state, futurist Paul Saffo .

San Francisco Public Press Hits the Newsstands – And The Club Is There

Jul 2, 2010 @ 8:52 AM
The newspaper is dead. Long live the newspaper.

An Update on Christopher Hitchens

Jun 30, 2010 @ 3:39 PM
A writer, provocateur, intellectual, and even gadfly, Christopher Hitchens has long been the target of jabs from his opponents, and he's thrown more than a few jabs himself.

Tech Night at The Commonwealth Club Is the Talk of the Town

Jun 28, 2010 @ 10:57 AM
Photo above: Michael Arrington (left) engages author David Kirkpatrick in discuss

KGO-TV Reports on Commonwealth Club Transportation Funding Results

Jun 28, 2010 @ 10:34 AM
KGO-TV (ABC 7) in San Francisco filed the report below concerning the results of a study on taxation and transit that were presented at a June 25 event at The Commonwealth Club.

Norman Mineta, the former U.S. transportation secretary, moderated the program where the findings were presented. The survey suggested that Americans could be amenable to increased gasoline taxes if some of the money is used for environmental protection.
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