brews and views

Join us the first Thursday of the month from 6-8pm for a cold brew and a fresh view on American politics.

Check out the Brews & Views Archive here!


September 4th, 6pm - 8pm: Open Data, Big Data and Analytics
Hear Mckinsey Global Partner Michael Chui discuss how big data analytics makes it possible to work through large amounts of real-time and historical information in order to find unseen patterns and discover anomalies. Now, a complementary trend is under way: Open Data, the release of information by governments and private institutions.


October 2nd, 6pm - 8pm: Election Preview
In case you missed the expert pollster and researcher Alex Evans from EMC Research on October 2nd, we welcome you to take a look at some very interesting statistics Alex and the team have discovered about our upcoming election cycle, including demographics, voter mood, and economic optimism. Check it out here!

October 14th, 6:30pm - 8pm: Special Night
Jeff Clements, Free Speech For People’s Co-Founder and Chair of the Board, has authored a new updated and expanded edition of his widely-acclaimed book, Corporations Are Not People (with a foreword by Bill Moyers). In this timely and comprehensive second edition, Jeff describes the history of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, its damaging effects, and the expanding movement to reverse it.

Attendance is free! A suggested donation of $49 gets you a signed copy of Corporations Are Not People and a beer. Click here to register.


November 6th, 6pm - 8pm: A conversation with The Honorable Ed Lee
The honorable Mayor Ed Lee, mayor of San Francisco will join us for a special Brews&Views. Hear what Mayor Lee has to say about what it will take to keep San Francisco a thriving, diverse, dynamic city of great neighborhoods, but also one that is a global hub for innovation and new economy industries, and other issues that affect the greater bay area.


December 4th, 6pm - 8pm: Health Care, where are we headed?
A discussion with George Halverson, retired chairman of the board of directors and former chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, and author of the book, "Don't let Healthcare Bankrupt America" which lays out a practical agenda of reforms needed to maintain and improve the quality of health care in this country without imposing ruinous costs on ourselves and our children.

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