Bay Area Events
List of events in the Bay Area of interest to those who seek to 1) have a political impact, 2) learn more about an issue, 3) support libertarian principles of individual rights and responsibilities, 4) meet people of like mind:
Atlas Network and Pacific Research Institute present a day-long forum:
Building up a Movement to Tear Down the Berlin Walls of Today
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel
609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Featured speaker: Garry Kasparov, Atlas Templeton Leadership Fellow, human rights pro-democracry advocate, World Chess champion.
Plus eight other distinguished speakers.
General Admission Ticket: $75
For information, visit the Atlas Network website:
The Commondwealth Club
595 Market Street, San Francisco
Thursday, July 31, 2014
5:30 pm check in, 6:00 pm program, 7:00 pm book signing
Cost $15 members of the Commonwealth Club, $25 non-members, $10 students with ID
"Nader believes that the ever-tightening influence of big business on the mainstream media, elections and our governent have caused many Americans to believe they have no political voice." "Nader argues that citizens of different political labels must join in the struggle against the corporate state, because if left unchecked, that corporate state will ruin the republic, shred the Constitution, and stampede over the rights of the American people."
Fighting Threats to Our Money
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
5:15 pm check in, 6:00 pm progam, 7 pm book signing
$15 members of the Commonwealth Club, $25 non-members, $7 students with ID
"Forbes argues that since world governments took their currencies off the gold standard, money has gotten weaker and our wealth has been eroded. He predicts that this global devaluation of currencies could lead to a fiscal catastrophe as bad as the Great Depression or worse, unless we do something about it now."
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
6:30 pm check in, 7:00 pm program, 8:00 pm book signing
$15 members of the Commonwealth Club, $25 non-members, $10 students with ID
"Hear Thiel discuss what's behind the Zero to One philosphy and becoming successful and unique in today's business world."
"2014 Ballot Review"
Presented by David Wolfe, Legislative Director, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
Thursday, September 18, 2014
6:15 pm - Registration and no-host dinner
7:00 pm - Program
Harry's Hofbrau Banquet Room, 390 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
Cost: SVTA Members Free, Non-members $10 for individuals and $15 for couples
For information: http://www.svtaxpayers.org/event-839161
Independent Policy Forum Presentation
"Are There Lessons for Us Today from Nazi Gun Control?"
Featuring Stephen P. Halbrook, attorney and author of Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State."
Thrusday, July 24, 2014
The Independent Institute Conference Center, 100 Swan Way, Oakland, CA 94621
Wine & hors d'oeuvres reception 6:00 pm Program 7:00 pm
Admission: $15 for Independent Institute members $20 for non-members
Special Admission - Includes a copy of the book: $35 for Independent Institute members $40 for non-members