Past Council Events
Randy Olson, veteran National Geographic photographer, discusses the culture and people of Omo River Valley, on the border between Ethiopia and Kenya, whose livelihood is threatened by a massive hydroelectric dam being constructed in southern Ethiopia.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty has been creating seismic debate - becoming an unlikely bestseller -but what it's all really about? Join us for a glass of wine or beer, and some spirited repartee with your favorite local economists!
What if the greatest threat to our privacy today is not the NSA, but trusted American companies? Investigative business reporter Adam Tanner explores the Wild West of data capture and all the ways our personal information is driving commerce.
Join us for a conversation about political cartooning, politics, and history with Jack Ohman, columnist and cartoonist with the Sacramento Bee, presented in conjunction with the Wayne Morse Legacy Series
World Pulse, the Portland-based digital network which connects women from over 190 countries worldwide with media tools and training to empower and address social change presents three bold women change-agents from Tibet, Nigeria and the US.
Emmy-Award winning journalist and reporter Ramita Navai uncovers the passions of ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives - exposing the startling realities of lives lived behind a veil of necessary falsehoods within the Islamic Republic of Iran.