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    Alice Waters and Saru Jayaraman on Food Politics

    Chef Alice Waters and Food Labor Research Center director Saru Jayaraman offered their thoughts on the food system in the United States and the people who are challenging it. This virtual…

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    The Force of Nonviolence

    University of California, Berkeley professor Judith Butler discussed nonviolence and its power to affect political and social change. This virtual event was hosted by the Bay Area Book…

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    24/6

    Filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain talked about the benefits of turning off your screens for one day every week. This virtual event was hosted by the Bay Area Book Festival.

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    Carol Anderson and Representative Barbara Lee on Voting Rights

    African American studies Professor Carol Anderson, author of One Person, No Vote, discussed voting rights in the U.S. with Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA). This event was hosted by the…

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    Parenting in a Time of Crisis

    Authors Christine Carter (The New Adolescence), Madeline Levine (Ready or Not), and Sarah Ray (A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety) talked about parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic. This…

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    American Electorate and Voter Suppression

    Authors Steve Phillips (Brown Is the New White) and David Daley (Unrigged ) talked about voter diversity and voter suppression in the United States. This virtual discussion was part of the 2020 Bay…

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    Discussion on Book Publishing

    Kwame Anthony Appiah (author and New York Times columnist), Jane Ciabattari (book columnist and former president of the National Book Critics Circle), John Freeman (author and former editor…

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    Discussion on Motherhood

    Sheila Heti (Motherhood), Grace Talusan (The Body Papers), and Emilie Pine (Notes to Self) talked about the benefits of not having children.

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    Discussion with Canadian Authors

    Canadian authors Esi Edugyan (Washington Black), Sheila Heti (Motherhood ), and André Alexis (Days By Moonlight) talked about taking literary risks and breaking with conventional wisdom on what it…

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    Discussion on Slavery

    Stephanie Jones-Rogers ("They Were Her Property"), Caitlin Rosenthal ("Accounting for Slavery"), and David Blight ("Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom") talked about slavery and…

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    Robert Reich and Anand Giridharadas

    Robert Reich ("The Common Good") and Anand Giridharadas ("Winners Take All") discussed their books with Kat Taylor, CEO of Beneficial State Bank.

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