One-Year Joint Membership to The Commonwealth Club (Up to 50%Off)

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In a Nutshell

Panels on politics, lecturers such as Grover Norquist and Barney Frank, and cultural events bond curious individuals through discourse

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Knowledge is power, which is why locomotives run on burning encyclopedias. Chug toward new understandings with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $77 for a one-year joint club membership (a $155 value)

Members of The Commonwealth Club enjoy extensive benefits, including over 100 free events every year and up to 60% off of another 300 lectures, roundtables, entertaining, and thought-provoking events. All members receive a physical and digital subscription to the club’s magazine, The Commonwealth. Joint membership bestows benefits to two individuals.

Membership holders can see speakers such as anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, former mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown, New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti, and Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Kriegerclick here to see a list of upcoming events. Members also can access the archive of past recordings, staying up to date on important issues from the vantage point of a soft armchair or world-inverting gravity boots.

The Commonwealth Club

1903 was the year of the first transatlantic radio broadcast, which sent a message from President Theodore Roosevelt in Cape Cod to King Edward VII of England on a cold January night. That same year, San Francisco Chronicle editorial writer Edward F. Adams founded The Commonwealth Club as a public service, spreading political and cultural savvy among laymen via discourse. Prevailing human rights discussions gained a larger audience in 1924 via a weekly radio broadcast that is the oldest in the nation, and the establishment of the California Book Awards in 1931 encouraged John Steinbeck and Amy Tan to develop their art.

Today, a talkative group of 20,000 members supports the non-profit, which in turn enriches their dinner table conversations with panel discussions on the current president or "Capitalism in an Era of Climate Change." Breaking news arrives straight from the source with lectures from neuroscientist David Eagleman and political commentator Rachel Maddow, as well as from the effervescent babble of Jefferson's cup of knowledge.

Customer Reviews

Educational and substantive programs; affordable for all (some free, but more should be made free); friendly staff; great service.
Rita T. · November 24, 2016
Great forum for informative gathering of interesting guest speakers!
Kay K. · June 3, 2016
Interesting speakers, and the walking tours of San Francisco are great. V
Sheri Ann D. · January 15, 2016

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