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Welcome to the best Think Tank in the Sacramento Region. We are inquiring minds, discussing interesting issues and share insights and ideas. We are all ages, professions, and political ideologies.

Each meetup is a topic posted on this website with links to relevant sources, for the members to view before attending the meet up. We include and consider many sources for a topic, such as TED talks, YouTube, Science Channel, and also do talks about social and political issues in the news.

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Upcoming events (5+)

Talk and walk -East Lake Natoma Trail, heading North from LaBou

Let's get some exercise and fresh air while we talk! There's a trail right outside LaBou. We will start there. You can stop and turn around at any time. There is the regular talk group at LaBou from 10am-noon, so we can walk and head back for the 10am talk or keep walking, or just leave after the walk. Totally up to you! What to bring: Wear comfortable shoes, dress in layers for various temperatures, bring a hat, sunscreen, water. Dogs are welcome! Hope to see you!

Guest speakers from Sac Represent Us- How to Fix America's Political System

**Update: We will have guest speakers, two Sacramento Represent Us members, give us an overview about https://represent.us/, the ACA (Anti corruption act), RCV (ranked choice voting, what is going on and how you can help if you want to. Thank you Robert and Sam. Looking forward to this one! Watch the videos below beforehand to get a preview of our discussion. Jennifer Lawrence talks about 'the total political system failure in America'. She breaks down the ways in which the political system no longer works for the average American citizen. She goes on to outline how to fix the system. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfQij4aQq1k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTP4uvIFu5c

Documentary Series: Dirty Money- Netflix Episode 1- Let's discuss

La Placita Mexican Restaurant

Watch on your own and come to discuss, Documentary series episode 1 of the Netflix original Dirty Money. Episode 1 Summary: Shocking new details about VW's corporate deceit, and exposes the unholy alliance between governments and automakers that allowed the automaker to put tens of thousands of lives at risk -- all for the sake of a $500 part. https://www.gq.com/story/netflix-dirty-money https://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/dirty_money/s01/e01

Breakthrough Technologies

La Bou

Our topic is "Breakthrough Technologies" that can improve the lives of people around world. We will start our discussion with three tech picks from Bill Gates. Some of Bill's picks will totally surprise you! Then we will share our own tech predictions. Our background video is a Q&A between Bill Gates and MIT Technology Review. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raAkFKm9afg https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612924/bill-gates-explains-why-we-should-all-be-optimists/

Past events (440)

Deepfakes- When seeing is no longer believing

Pete's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Folsom

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