Publications

The Commonwealth is the award-winning magazine of The Commonwealth Club of California.

For more than 80 years, The Commonwealth has included important speeches and debates held at the Club, provided valuable background for the topics discussed in Club proceedings, and previewed the Club's extensive list of upcoming events. The words of speakers such as FDR, Martin Luther King Jr., Ronald Reagan, Nikita Khrushchev, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Francis Ford Coppola, Jane Goodall and David Brooks have appeared in its pages, along with related articles and interviews.

Members of The Commonwealth Club of California receive The Commonwealth as part of their membership. In addition to their print version of The Commonwealth, members can also read and save the magazine in its digital format.

Get The Commonwealth

To begin receiving the magazine, join The Commonwealth Club today. If you are a member and would like to be alerted when the new digital version of The Commonwealth is available, subscribe to our free weekly e-mail newsletter—use the "Email newsletter" sign-up feature on our home page. 

Advertise in The Commonwealth

Reach the Bay Area's educated, engaged and sophisticated audience. 

To advertise, contact Kimberly Maas, vice president of development, at (415) 597-6726 or kmaas@commonwealthclub.org.

Intern with The Commonwealth

Gain experience in a professional publishing environment, get exposure to the Club's great programs and speakers, learn new skills, and add a valuable internship to your resume. Contact Megan Turner, our associate editor, at mturner@commonwealthclub.org to learn more.

Contact Us

The Commonwealth (ISSN 0010-3349) is published by The Commonwealth Club of California, 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105. Subscription rate of $34 per year is included in annual membership dues. Copyright 2017 by The Commonwealth Club of California.

Delivery problems: (415) 597-6700

Letters to the editors: feedback@commonwealthclub.org

John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial
jzipperer@commonwealthclub.org

Megan Turner, Digital Associate Editor
mturner@commonwealthclub.org

James Meinerth, Designer
jmeinerth@commonwealthclub.org

Week to Week News Quiz

Each week, get a new news quiz from our Week to Week staff right here.

The Commonwealth Unbound

Our first all-digital magazine, The Commonwealth Unbound, is a 116-page publication filled with politics, arts, history, technology and more. The magazine has featured Robert Reich, Margaret Hoover, Jeremy Bailenson, Ted Danson, Jack Dorsey, Dr. Gloria Duffy, Patricia Wells, Thomas Keller and many others.

You can now buy a print-on-demand edition of The Commonwealth Unbound from Amazon.com.