Both grapes and barley are sensitive to a changing climate. Years of disruptions from drought, fires and rising temperatures have brewers and winemakers wondering: Will business as usual survive into the next generation?
A challenger of the racial status quo, Ian Haney López has worked to emphasize the impact of racial divisions in the United States while also exploring how politicians exploit fractured societal structures to benefit the rich.
Monday Night Philosophy celebrates its 10th anniversary by making predictions about the future of our common wealth
The Green New Deal has raised hopes for a major push to address climate change and social injustice
On October 8th California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law the nation’s most far-reaching bills, which are designed to prevent homelessness, protect tenants from being evicted and make it possible to create new homes for thousands of Californians.
What do the assassination of Mayor George Moscone and San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk; the explosion of the city’s punk rock scene; and a 1978 breakthrough season for the San Francisco Giants share in comon?
How can healthcare providers build trust with patients across cultures and faith traditions? This event explores faith and inequity among the seriously ill and dying in our healthcare system.
In 2013, Bob Satawake accompanied his husband, Ambassador James "Wally" Brewster, to the Dominican Republic for what would be a historic and controversial tour of duty representing the United States in the island nation.
Harvard-trained physician Akil Palanisamy shares practical tips on what to eat in order to maintain lifelong cardiovascular well-being and vitality, and he will have detailed and practical information about implementing these concepts in our daily lives.
Ambitious and executive women often wonder how to best mix family ambitions with big, juicy career goals. This event features insider knowledge with step- by-step analysis to ensure you are making the right career decision for you.
When Marc Benioff started Salesforce 20 years ago, he envisioned building a company that would not only change the way the world does business but also change the world at the same time.
In cases of domestic violence, what can be done at the local and national levels to prevent future instances of violence against women, families and society at large from occurring?
Having dementia is the greatest fear shared by most people as they age.
Disinformation is as old as humanity. According to Stengel, the battle against weaponized disinformation has only gotten worse since, and democracies such as the United States are proving not to be very good at fighting it.
Join us for an in-depth program addressing anti-blackness in the LGBTQ+ community and how it affects the ways its members navigate spaces with community, in addition to the way that people show up for each other.
The comedy news quiz “Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me!” is the most popular show on public radio. Here's a chance to laugh and go behind the scenes of this NPR phenomenon.
Join us for a presentation and discussion with past Club travelers and staff about the unique opportunities for learning, dialogue, friendship and adventure on our world trips.
Discover the lives and legacies of Italy's Renaissance women as well as those of several unheralded Italian women who inspired Botticelli, Raphael and Michelangelo and some of the greatest art of all time.
The URI envisions a world at peace sustained by a global grassroots interfaith network (known as cooperation circles) that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences.