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    May 24, 2012

    Food Activist Raj Patel at The Commonwealth Club

    Food Activist Raj Patel at The Commonwealth Club Where:  Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor When:  Tuesday, June 12 at 6 PM (Can't make it? Head down to Palo Alto on the 14th where the Cubberly Theater will host the same talk at 7 PM) Cost: $12 for Commonwealth Club Members ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2009

    No Justice

    Despite Obama's promises of change, corporate crooks are still going unpunished for their roles in the financial collapse.

  • Film

    August 1, 2007
  • Film

    May 30, 2007

    The People's Court

    Bamako puts globalization on trial

  • News

    February 1, 2006

    Radio Free Nepal

    An S.F. organization is providing radios and radio programming that just may save lives a world away

  • News

    September 22, 2004

    Big Dam Mess

    The Environmental Defense Fund embarks on a national campaign to shame San Francisco into restoring the other great Yosemite valley, Hetch Hetchy. But is shame really a good political strategy?

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    The World According to Bechtel

    There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    It's a Bechtel World

    Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.

  • Film

    January 22, 2003

    Desert Blue

    The makers of Thirst ask, "Is water a human right, or is it a commodity?"

  • News

    June 12, 2002

    Pinocchio and SFO

    Once upon a time, there were airport officials who wanted to spin tall tales, spend $745,000 on Honduran boondoggling, and not explain very much

  • News

    September 12, 2001

    Flight Capital

    How SFO officials used city employees and money -- in apparent violation of state and federal law -- in a very odd attempt to privatize the airports of Honduras

  • News

    May 16, 2001

    Out of Africa

    Some say Phyllis Kanki saved Senegal from AIDS. But can the controversial triage approach she's developing at Stanford protect the continent's western edge from the devastation suffered in the south?

  • News

    May 10, 2000


    Anarchy Through Government (and Vice Versa)

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    South to the Future

    Conservatives Help Fund Anti-WTO Rally

  • Calendar

    April 2, 1997
  • News

    May 31, 1995

    One World, Under Gorby

    Gorbachev Foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?

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