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Past Event

P.J. O'Rourke: The Politics of Money

P.J. O’Rourke’s commentary and satire have earned him plaudits from around the world. But now O’Rourke is tackling another issue: money. In his new book, None of My Business, he tackles the politics behind how you should conduct your businesses, investments and finances. With chapters such as “How I Learned Economics by Watching People Try to Kill Each Other” and proposals such as a 200 percent tax on celebrities, O’Rourke clearly holds a unique perspective on the proper ways we can spend our money. Where traditional advice goes one way, O’Rourke turns the other.

O’Rourke is a best-selling author and the H.L. Mencken research fellow at the Cato Institute. Having written a number of successful books on subjects ranging from politics to cars to economics, he now tackles the chaos within the world finance and business. Come listen to him explain why “he’s not rich and neither are you.”

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O'Rourke photo by James Kegley

This program is sold out; no tickets will be sold at the door. 

September 20, 2018

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

Speakers
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P.J. O’Rourke

Contributing Editor, The Weekly Standard; H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute, Author, None of My Business; Twitter @PJORourke

In Conversation with Lenny Mendonca

Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Director Emeritus, McKinsey and Company

Format

11 a.m. check-in
noon program
1 p.m. book signing