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PPB Lawsuit | Food Cart Chef | #MeToo In The Workplace

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 22, 2017

What challenges have you faced as a woman in the workforce? Also, we'll discuss an ACLU lawsuit against the Portland Police Bureau for tactics used in protests this summer. And we'll hear from a formerly homeless man who is now cooking at a food cart.

Transgender Student | Broadway Corridor | True Crime Comic

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 21, 2017

We hear about a lawsuit involving a transgender high school student, grand plans for the area at the base of Portland's Broadway Bridge, and a true crime comic about family and murder.

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Climate Change | Sex Trafficking | KKK

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2017

A new book looks at the history of the Ku Klux Klan. Also, we'll learn about a new report on the effect of sex trafficking laws. And a letter signed by thousands of scientists warns about climate change.

Oregon Health Authority | News Roundtable | Sexual Assault Reporting

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2017

Approximately 80,000 kids will lose health coverage if Congress doesn’t reauthorize the CHIP program. Also, our news roundtable takes up some big stories from the week. And a sexual assault reporting program that began in Ashland has received nationwide praise. 

Reza Aslan Live At Literary Arts

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 16, 2017

Author Reza Aslan joins us in front of an audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland. 

Portland Superintendent | Ari Shapiro | Hazing In Lake Oswego

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 15, 2017

Portland's new superintendent joins us for the first time. Also, Ari Shapiro comes home. And we learn about hazing in the Lake Oswego School District.

Talking Business | Portland's Resistance | UO Title IX Response

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 14, 2017

A year after Portland's Resistance was founded, we check in. Also, we learn more about the University of Oregon's response to an accused rape by a basketball player. And the latest business news.

Body Brokers | REBROADCAST: West Coast Avant Garde | Russian Soccer Nightmare

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 13, 2017

We learn about the unregulated body parts industry and hear from Dani Foxhoven on her experience playing soccer in Russia. Also, we revisit a conversation about West Coast avant-garde composers. 

Painting That Saved Family From Holocaust Comes Home

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2017

Almost 80 years ago, a painting was traded for a visa to escape Nazi Germany. After an international "art hunt" the painting appears to have been found. 

Brooke Gladstone On 'The Trouble With Reality'

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2017

After Donald Trump was elected president, Brooke Gladstone started to question the way she sees the world.

'The Horse Latitudes' | 'Thank You For Your Service'

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2017

We'll discuss a novel about soldiers in the Iraq War. And we'll discuss how soldiers feel about the phrase "Thank you for your service."

Washington Elections | North Korea | Forest Work

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 8, 2017

Washington state's election results are in. Also, we'll learn about North Korea from a journalist who's been there. And the changing nature of forest work.

Portland Police Report | Sheriff ICE Investigation | Mandatory Reporting In Salem-Keizer

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 7, 2017

On today's show: an independent report into former police chief Larry O'Dea, an investigation into Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies helping ICE agents, and a school policy requiring teachers to report students' sexual activity. 

DC Politics And The NW | Photographing Rohingya Muslims | 'Alt-America'

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2017

A new book chronicles the rise of the radical right in America. Also, a local photographer just returned from Myanmar. And OPB's senior political reporter just returned from Washington, D.C.

News Roundtable | Tribal Housing | Holocaust Painting Comes Home

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2017

Our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines. The federal government refuses to honor a tribal housing agreement. And a family painting sold to escape the Holocaust has been found.  

REBROADCAST: 'On The Road' In SE Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2017

We'll listen back to our radio road trip from Fruitland, Idaho, to McDermitt, Nevada, through the sparsely populated and beautiful corner of Southeast Oregon.

Jose Antonio Vargas | Gentrification Documentary | Tribal Spiritual Site

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 1, 2017

We hear about a documentary about gentrification in Portland and a Grand Ronde tribal elder tells us about a spiritual site that was destroyed in the expansion of Highway 26. And journalist Jose Antonio Vargas discusses immigration.


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