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Commonwealth Club of California Podcast

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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's largest public affairs forum. The nonpartisan and nonprofit Club produces and distributes programs featuring diverse viewpoints from thought leaders on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast — the oldest in the U.S., since 1924 — is carried on hundreds of stations. Our website features audio and video of our programs. This podcast feed is usually updated multiple times each week.

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's largest public affairs forum. The nonpartisan and nonprofit Club produces and distributes programs featuring diverse viewpoints from thought leaders on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast — the oldest in the U.S., since 1924 — is carried on hundreds of stations. Our website features audio and video of our programs. This podcast feed is usually updated multiple times each week.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Networks:

KQED

Description:

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's largest public affairs forum. The nonpartisan and nonprofit Club produces and distributes programs featuring diverse viewpoints from thought leaders on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast — the oldest in the U.S., since 1924 — is carried on hundreds of stations. Our website features audio and video of our programs. This podcast feed is usually updated multiple times each week.

Twitter:

@cwclub

Language:

English

Contact:

The Commonwealth Club of California 595 Market Street 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 415-597-6700


Episodes

NBA’s Kevin Love: Championing Mental Health for Everyone

1/27/2021
SPEAKERS Kevin Love Professional Basketball Player, Cleveland Cavaliers Elissa Epel Ph.D, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco Raj Mathai News Anchor, NBC Bay Area—Moderator Introduction by Stephen Hinshaw Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online...

Duration:01:03:31

After the Capitol Siege: The Need for Civics Education

1/26/2021
SPEAKERS Louise Dubé Executive Director, iCivics Lauren Leader Co-founder and CEO, All In Together Mark K. Updegrove President and CEO, LBJ Library and Foundation Elizabeth Clay Roy CEO, Generation Citizen—Moderator In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of California from San Francisco on January 22nd, 2021

Duration:00:59:20

A Healthy Society Series: Communicating Science (in a Science-Skeptical World)

1/26/2021
SPEAKERS Jeremy A. Abbate Vice President and Publisher, Scientific American Melinda Wenner Moyer Contributing Editor, Scientific American; Faculty Member, Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University; Author, How To Raise Kids Who Aren’t A--holes (forthcoming) In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was...

Duration:00:59:18

Making the Case: A Unique Portrait of a Supreme Court Justice

1/26/2021
SPEAKERS Laura Brill Former Clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Jennifer Callahan Director, Making the Case Estelle Parsons Academy Award-Winning Actor (Bonnie and Clyde); Director Daniel Stiepleman Screenwriter; Recipient, Humanitas Prize (for On the Basis of Sex) Michelle Meow Producer and Host," The Michelle Meow Show" KBCW-TV and Podcast; Member, The Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Twitter @msmichellemeow—Co-Host John Zipperer Producer and Host, Week to Week Political...

Duration:01:00:24

Rep. Eric Swalwell: The Siege on Capitol Hill

1/25/2021
SPEAKERS Eric Swalwell U.S. Representative (D–CA) Rose Aguilar Host, KALW’s “Your Call” In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of California from San Francisco on January 21st, 2021

Duration:00:56:10

Journalist Annie Jacobsen: Biometrics and the Surveillance State

1/25/2021
SPEAKERS Annie Jacobsen Journalist; Former Contributing Editor, Los Angeles Times Magazine; Author, First Platoon In Conversation with Max Brooks Writer; Fellow, the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and the Modern War Institute at West Point; Author, World War Z In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club...

Duration:01:07:55

The New Corporation: Creating an Economic System That Works for All

1/22/2021
SPEAKERS Jennifer Abbott Filmmaker, The New Corporation, The Corporation and A Cow at My Table Joel Bakan Filmmaker, The New Corporation Film; Author, The New Corporation; Public Speaker; Professor of Law, University of British Columbia Elizabeth Davis Ph.D., Dean, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary's College of California Kevin McGarry Attorney, Associate Professor of Accounting (Tax/Law/Ethics), Saint Mary's College of California; Director, Elfenworks...

Duration:01:07:37

Fast, Fair and Clean: The New Energy Transition

1/22/2021
SPEAKERS Loretta Lynch Former President, California Public Utilities Commission Wahleah Johns Co-Founder & Director, Native Renewables Paula Glover President, Alliance to Save Energy; former President and CEO, American Association of Blacks in Energy Jeremiah Baumann Director of Federal Policy, Energy Innovation Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program was recorded in January of 2021, via several non-program video...

Duration:00:50:59

Operation Moonglow

1/20/2021
SPEAKERS Teasel Muir-Harmony Curator, Project Apollo collection, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum; Affiliate Adjunct Instructor, Science, Technology and International Affairs, Georgetown University; Author, Operation Moonglow George Hammond Author, Conversations With Socrates In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of...

Duration:01:07:59

Run to Win: EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock

1/19/2021
SPEAKERS Stephanie Schriock President, EMILY's List; Author, Run to Win: Lessons in Leadership for Women Changing the World In Conversation with Marisa Lagos Correspondent for California Politics and Government, KQED; Twitter @mlagos In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of California from San Francisco on January 14th, 2021

Duration:01:03:05

Pandemic19: Behind the Scenes with Frontline Doctors

1/19/2021
SPEAKERS Dr. Virginia Brady Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow; Faculty, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School Yung Chang Co-Director, Pandemic19; Director, Up the Yangtze and This Is Not a Movie Annie Katsura Rollins Ph.D., Co-Director, Pandemic19; Adjunct Professor, University of Connecticut Michelle Meow Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" on KBCW/KPIX TV and Podcast; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Twitter...

Duration:00:57:38

Biden’s Climate Opportunity (Part 2)

1/17/2021
SPEAKERS Chuck Hagel Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Christine Todd Whitman Former Governor of New Jersey; former EPA Administrator John Podesta Founder, Center for American Progress; Former Chief of Staff, President Bill Clinton Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program was recorded in December of 2020 and January of 2021, via several non-program video interviews by Climate One at The Commonwealth Club of California in...

Duration:00:50:53

Representative Jackie Speier: How Damaged Is Our Democracy?

1/14/2021
SPEAKERS Jackie Speier U.S. Representative (California's 14th District); Twitter @JackieSpeier LaDoris Cordell Retired California Superior Court Judge; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Moderator In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of California from San Francisco on January 11th, 2021

Duration:01:02:21

Talk Green, Play Dirty: Corporate America’s Mixed Record

1/14/2021
SPEAKERS Mike Toffel Senator John Heinz Professor of Environmental Management, Harvard Business School; Founder, Climate Rising Podcast Emily Atkin Climate Journalist, Heated Newsletter & Podcast Bill Weihl Founder and Executive Director, ClimateVoice; Former Sustainability Director, Facebook Barbara Freese Author, Industrial-Strength Denial: Eight Stories of Corporations Defending the Indefensible, from the Slave Trade to Climate Change Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate...

Duration:00:50:59

Making Conversation

1/13/2021
SPEAKERS Fred Dust Architect; Board Member, Parsons School of Design–The New School, National Public Radio, and the Sundance Institute; Former Senior Partner and Global Managing Director, IDEO; Author, Making Conversations In Conversation with George Hammond Author, Conversations With Socrates In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of...

Duration:01:08:25

Ashes to Ashes: Two Artists Addressing Racial Injustice in America

1/12/2021
SPEAKERS Taylor Rees Director, Ashes to Ashes Dr. Shirley Jackson Whitaker M.D., Community Health Provider; Artist Winfred Rembert Artist Michelle Meow Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" on KBCW/KPIX TV and Podcast; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Twitter @msmichellemeow—Co-Host In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The...

Duration:00:47:34

QAnon: What Happens Now?

1/12/2021
SPEAKERS Matthew Rozsa Staff Writer, Salon In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of California from San Francisco on January 7th, 2021

Duration:00:43:00

Chef Marcus Samuelsson

1/7/2021
SPEAKERS Marcus Samuelsson Chef; Author, The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food: A Cookbook Anjali Menon Vice President, IfOnly; Member, INFORUM Advisory Board In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The Commonwealth Club of California from San Francisco on January 6th, 2021

Duration:00:50:25

The Future of American History Education: What Now?

1/7/2021
SPEAKERS Jane Kamensky Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History at Harvard University Ian Rowe Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute Michelle Herczog History-Social Science, Coordinator III for the Los Angeles County Office of Education Yoni Applebaum Senior Editor, The Atlantic—Moderator In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this program took place and was recorded live via video conference, for an online audience only, and was live-streamed by The...

Duration:01:00:56

Once More Unto the Breach: The Week to Week Political Roundtable Kicks Off 2021

1/6/2021
SPEAKERS Carson Bruno Senior Director of Training and Programs, Coro Southern California; Former Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Twitter @carsonjfbruno Melissa Caen Journalist; Political Analyst; Lawyer Guy Marzorati Reporter/Producer, California Politics & Government Desk, KQED; Twitter @GuyMarzorati John Zipperer Producer and Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable; Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club—Host In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19...

Duration:01:06:22