Radio

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

How To Curb Child Sex Trafficking

OPB | April 01, 2013

Several bills working their way through the legislature right now seek to crack down on child sex trafficking in Oregon.

Behind the NCAA's Penn State Decision

OPB | July 24, 2012

Oregon State University President Ed Ray will be on to discuss the NCAA sanctions against Penn State as well as some issues affecting higher education here in Oregon.

The Murder of Karly Sheehan

OPB | May 23, 2012

Karen Spears Zacharias's latest book — part crime story, part memoir — explores the brutal 2005 murder of a three-year-old girl.

Sealing the Cracks in Foster Care

OPB | March 04, 2011

We'll look at the cracks in Oregon's foster care system that allow cases of abuse to go unchecked.