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The Role of Protesting

OPB | Feb. 28, 2011

To explore the forces behind protests around the world and in the United States.

Meth Laws: Five Years Later

OPB | Feb. 25, 2011

Five years ago federal and state laws to combat meth were passed: what impact have they had?

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Northwest Passages: Lynn Schooler

OPB | Feb. 24, 2011

Acclaimed Alaskan writer Lynn Schooler talks about what he's lost and gained in the wilderness.

A Jazz Bridge

OPB | Feb. 23, 2011

The latest PDX Jazz Festival celebrates Jewish and African Americans playing jazz together.

The Biomass Question

OPB | Feb. 22, 2011

To examine issues surrounding a future in biomass as a renewable energy source.

High Speed Momentum

OPB | Feb. 21, 2011

How would high speed rail affect jobs and liveability in the Northwest?

How To Die In Oregon

OPB | Feb. 18, 2011

Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Peter Richardson introduces us to his latest documentary.

Live from Salem

OPB | Feb. 17, 2011

We're live from the Legislature checking in on what Oregon's politicians are talking about.

Behind the Scenes: Medicine

OPB | Feb. 16, 2011

To examine how health care reform is impacting what medical residents need to learn.

Sex Education for College Students

OPB | Feb. 15, 2011

What do college students have to learn about sexuality from a self-described feminist pornographer?


OPB | Feb. 14, 2011

We explore Scientology in the wake of a very popular New Yorker article.

Mubarak Stepping Down

OPB | Feb. 11, 2011

Egypt's president Mubarak made an about face this morning and announced he is stepping down. The local Egyptian community reacts.

TOL Goes to the Zoo

OPB | Feb. 10, 2011

Think Out Loud goes to the zoo!

Complaining on FB

OPB | Feb. 09, 2011

Should employers be able to restrict their employees from talking about their jobs on Facebook and other social media?

Creating Sustainable Jobs

OPB | Feb. 08, 2011

What makes a job sustainable?

Closing & Consolidating Schools

OPB | Feb. 07, 2011

We discuss the dollars and decisions around K-12 education, especially consolidating and closing schools.

A Good Place to Work?

OPB | Feb. 04, 2011

What do you need as an employer, or an employee, to be successful here?

TOL in Salem

OPB | Feb. 03, 2011

We talk with legislators in Salem as they get down to business in the 2011 session.

Egypt Revolts

OPB | Feb. 02, 2011

What's happening in Egypt, and how are Egyptian-Americans in Oregon responding?

The Reality of Guns

OPB | Feb. 01, 2011

Following a number of stories involving guns we ask: who owns guns, and why?

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