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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Please click the link below and visit our website to learn more about The Commonwealth Club and don't forget to become a member!

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Please click the link below and visit our website to learn more about The Commonwealth Club and don't forget to become a member!
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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Please click the link below and visit our website to learn more about The Commonwealth Club and don't forget to become a member!

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Episodes

Bill Press: The Case Against Trump

11/20/2018
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SPEAKERS Bill Press Host, Bill Press Show; Author, Trump Must Go: The Top 100 Reasons to Dump Trump (and One to Keep Him); Twitter @bpshow In conversation with Roy Eisenhardt Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley Law School This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 19th, 2018. ** This Podcast Contains Explicit Language **

Duration:01:09:05

Giving Thanks: Celebrating the 2018 California Wine Harvest with Sustainable

11/20/2018
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SPEAKERS Jim Collins Vice President Coastal Winegrowing and Grower Relations, E & J Gallo Kathryn Walt Hall Vintner, Hall Wines Allison Jordan Executive Director, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance Aaron Lange Vice President of Viticulture Operations, LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards Steve Lohr CEO, J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 15th, 2018.

Duration:01:08:57

Gen. Stanley McChrystal: The Value of Leaders

11/20/2018
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SPEAKERS General Stanley McChrystal Retired Army General; Author, Leaders: Myth and Reality; Twitter @StanMcChrystal In Conversation with Adam Lashinsky Executive Editor, Fortune This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 16th, 2018.

Duration:01:14:19

A Global Perspective on Healing After Trauma: Where Health and Human Rights Meet

11/19/2018
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SPEAKERS Nick Nelson, MBBS Medical Director, Highland Hospital Human Rights Clinic; Advisory Board Member, Partnerships for Trauma Recovery Sita Patel, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University; Board Member, Partnerships for Trauma Recovery Annika Sridharan, MSW, Psy.D Founder, Clinical and Training Director at Partnerships for Trauma Recovery Katie Hafner Journalist; Contributor, The New York Times—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live...

Duration:01:04:06

David Campos: Election Results with the DCCC Chair

11/19/2018
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SPEAKERS Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow John Zipperer Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host David Campos DCCC Chair This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 14th, 2018.

Duration:01:03:59

Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

11/19/2018
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SPEAKERS Sandra Kahn D.D.S., M.S.D.; Member of craniofacial anomalies teams, UCSF and Stanford University Paul R. Ehrlich Ph.D., Author, The Population Bomb; Bing Professor of Population Studies Emeritus and President of the Center for Conservation Biology, Stanford University This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 13th, 2018.

Duration:00:57:47

Destroying Yemen: What Chaos in Arabia Tells Us About the World

11/19/2018
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SPEAKERS Isa Blumi, Ph.D. Author, Destroying Yemen: What Chaos in Arabia Tells Us About the World Janine Zacharia Former Jerusalem Bureau Chief and Middle East Correspondent, The Washington Post; Former State Department Correspondent, Bloomberg News, Former Washington Bureau Chief, The Jerusalem Post; Former Jerusalem Correspondent, Reuters; Contributor, San Francisco Chronicle; Carlos Kelly McClatchy Lecturer, Department of Communication at Stanford University—Moderator This event was...

Duration:00:59:43

Inside the EPA: Your Health at Risk

11/19/2018
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SPEAKERS E.G. Vallianatos, Ph.D. Author, Poison Spring; Former Staff Scientist, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Former Staff Member, Congressional Office of Technology Assessment; Former Legislative Assistant, Representative Clarence Long (D–MD) This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 16th, 2018.

Duration:01:02:39

Beyond Bro Culture: Tech’s New Leadership Lens

11/18/2018
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SPEAKERS Bridget Frey Chief Technology Officer, Redfin Josh Reeves CEO and Co-Founder, Gusto Tina Sharkey CEO and Co-Founder, Brandless Wayne Sutton Director of Program Development, Backstage Accelerator Pui-Wing Tam Technology Editor, The New York Times This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Marines Memorial Theatre in San Francisco on November 15th, 2018.

Duration:01:16:24

Are Human Lives Improving?

11/16/2018
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SPEAKERS Steven Pinker Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University; author, “Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress” (Penguin, 2018) Paul R. Ehrlich Bing Professor of Population Studies, Stanford University; co-author, “The Population Bomb” (Ballantine, 1968) This program was recorded at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco and at Stanford University.

Duration:00:49:01

Steven Johnson's Farsighted

11/16/2018
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SPEAKERS Steven Johnson Author, Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most In Conversation with Jacob Ward 2018–2019 Berggruen Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University; Editor-in-Chief, Popular Science; Television Correspondent, Al Jazeera and PBS This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Marin Outdoor Arts Club in Mill Valley, CA on November 15th, 2018.

Duration:01:23:48

Women in the Workplace in 2018

11/15/2018
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SPEAKERS Sukhinder Singh Cassidy President, StubHub; Founder, theBoardlist Alexis Krivkovich Partner, Financial Services Practice; Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, Silicon Valley Office Sarah Lacy CEO and Founder, Chairman Mom—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 14th, 2018. ** This podcast contains explicit language **

Duration:01:57:05

The Most Dangerous Branch

11/12/2018
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SPEAKERS David Kaplan Former Legal Affairs Editor, Newsweek; Author, The Most Dangerous Branch This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 9th, 2018.

Duration:01:09:41

The Case Against Sugar

11/9/2018
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SPEAKERS Gary Taubes Author, The Case Against Sugar This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 7th, 2018.

Duration:01:07:13

Saudi America

11/9/2018
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SPEAKERS Bethany McLean Author, Saudi America: The Truth about Fracking and How It's Changing the World Kassie Siegel Senior Counsel, Climate Law Institute Director at Center for Biological Diversity Severin Borenstein E.T. Grether Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 17, 2018.

Duration:00:50:52

Jeffrey Rosen: The Future of the Supreme Court and the Constitution

11/8/2018
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Speakers Jeffrey Rosen President and CEO, National Constitution Center; Professor, George Washington University Law School; Author, William Howard Taft: The American Presidents Series Mary Cranston Retired Senior Partner, Pillsbury Law Firm; Past Chair, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 7th, 2018.

Duration:01:01:47

Election Aftermath: A Week to Week Politics Roundtable Special Edition

11/7/2018
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SPEAKERS Melissa Caen Political and Legal Reporter, CBS Bay Area (KPIX) Katie Hafner Journalist; Contributor, The New York Times; Twitter @katiehafner Mollie Reilly Assignment Editor, HuffPost; Twitter @molliereilly This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 7th, 2018.

Duration:01:06:42

The Miracles of Microsurgery

11/7/2018
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SPEAKER Gregory M. Buncke, M.D. Plastic Surgeon; Director, Buncke Medical Clinic This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 6th, 2018.

Duration:00:54:40

Dentists Organized for Veterans, The DOV Project

11/6/2018
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SPEAKER Dr. Angela Bayat Clinical Director, Dentists Organized for Veterans This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on November 5th, 2018.

Duration:00:33:14

We Will Not Be Erased: What Is Next—A Community Discussion

11/6/2018
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SPEAKERS Clair Farley Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Office of Transgender Initiatives, City and County of San Francisco Kris Hayashi Executive Director, Transgender Law Center Honey Mahogany Social Worker; Community Advocate; Performer,"RuPaul's Drag Race" (Season F5); Executive Director, Compton’s Transgender Cultural District Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live...

Duration:01:10:46