OPB | Sept. 22, 2016
Jennifer Phung, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, says she's closer to achieving the American Dream than her parents ever were, but the dream itself needs revision.
OPB | Sept. 20, 2016
We check in on the latest business news. We talk to a local woman who escaped from the Nazis in Austria with her triplet sisters when she was 13 years old. And we get another view about the American Dream from a homeless couple.
OPB | Sept. 19, 2016
Our series on "The American Dream" explores the origin of the idea, and how it's playing out for Oregonians — from various walks of life — leading up to the presidential election.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2016
We chat with millennials enjoying the outdoors and Republicans weighing their response to Trump. Also, Portland's mayor joins us for a conversation about what a new police union contract could do for the city.
OPB | Sept. 13, 2016
We find out why traffic deaths are rising in Portland despite efforts to reverse the trend, and we learn more about a new proposed system of publicly financed elections in the city.
OPB | Sept. 01, 2016
A new series in The Oregonian explores groundwater issues in eastern Oregon; a student wellness director from Blue Mountain Community College addresses the high rate of suicide in Kenya; and Benton County takes up the issue of ranked choice voting.
OPB | Aug. 26, 2016
We discuss some of the biggest news stories of the week, and we find out what life is like at Portland's newest homeless shelter.
OPB | July 27, 2016
We hear from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) from the Democratic National Convention and talk to an Uber driver in Philadelphia. We'll also discuss an effort to reintroduce salmon to the upper Malheur River.
OPB | July 20, 2016
Portlander Xander Almeida attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and shared his perspective with Think Out Loud producer Julie Sabatier.
OPB | July 19, 2016
Oregon Republican Rep. Greg Walden predicts the GOP will win the House, despite Trump's polarizing campaign.
OPB | July 20, 2016
We talk to the chair of the Oregon GOP and a young Republican at the RNC. Then, it's pretrial hearings for the Malheur refuge occupiers and the latest on political drama in Clark County.
OPB | July 18, 2016
Larry Campbell served as the speaker of Oregon's House of Representatives from 1991-1995. Now he has come to Cleveland as a Kasich delegate, though he was originally a Ben Carson supporter.
OPB | July 18, 2016
Twenty thousand Oregonians will have to find new insurance plans when Oregon's Health CO-OP shuts down at the end of the month. Plus, our first day of coverage from the Republican National Convention.
OPB | July 12, 2016
We get a preview of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and we learn about a Harvard study exploring African-Americans' relationships with their health care providers. We also talk to a local African American mother about the anxiety of raising a black son.
OPB | June 29, 2016
Harney County Judge Steve Grasty survived a recall election, a class action lawsuit on behalf of unaccompanied immigrant minors moves forward, firefighters in Southern Oregon are under attack for enforcing laws, and OHSU neuroscientist explains the connections between the brain and music.
OPB | May 20, 2016
Our news roundtable guests dig into local and regional election results. We learn more about the business of electronics recycling in the Pacific Northwest. And QDoc co-founder David Weissman talks about this unique 10-year-old festival going on this weekend.
OPB | May 17, 2016
We talk to reporters at rallies across the state, nominees—some with victory speeches and some with concession speeches—and outright winners in Oregon's 2016 primary.
OPB | May 18, 2016
We dig into the results of Tuesday's primary election. Then, we hear from NASA astrobiologist Kevin Hand.
OPB | May 16, 2016
We check in on how Harney County elections are being affected by the armed occupation there earlier this year. Then we talk with regional newspaper editors who defend their endorsements in Oregon’s May 17 primary election. We round out the hour by hearing directly from voters about who they're voting for.