OPB |June 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: A new report shows poverty in Multnomah County is growing. We'll break down the data and talk about how the county can address the issue.
OPB |June 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.
MONDAY: Nathan Deuel chronicles his experience as a new dad in the Middle East while his wife, Kelly McEvers, was covering the Arab Spring for NPR.
OPB |May 14, 2014 12:10 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We're talking with an audience about what it's like to to take care of a parent, a child, or a spouse.
OPB |May 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.
FRIDAY: Oregon filmmaker Beth Harrington's documentary about the history of the Carter and Cash families and their effect on music — country, Americana and more — debuts this Saturday in Portland.
OPB |April 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.
MONDAY: A new audit by the Oregon Secretary of State's office shows the state has a poor track record when it comes to helping welfare recipients become self-sufficient.
OPB |March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.
MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.
OPB |Feb. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni's latest collection, Chasing Utopia, blends poetry and prose to tells stories that are both personal and political.
OPB |Feb. 04, 2014 12:25 p.m.
TUESDAY: A national study shows falling rates of abortion across the country. Oregon's rate has also dropped significantly.
OPB |Nov. 08, 2013 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.
OPB |Oct. 07, 2013 12:06 p.m.
With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.
March 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.
What responsibilities and privileges go along with being the breadwinner, or staying home?
Feb. 18, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Portland illustrator and zinester Nicole Georges chronicles her search for information about her father in her graphic memoir, Calling Dr. Laura.
Jan. 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.
State of the Re:Union host Al Letson is working with sixth and seventh graders this week to help them tell stories about their families.
Sept. 03, 2012 12:06 p.m.
We'll listen back to two conversations we had earlier this summer reacting to Anne-Marie Slaughter's Atlantic Magazine cover story, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All."
July 03, 2012 9:06 a.m.
In conversations about women "having it all," the focus is often on moms with high-powered careers. What about women who balance parenting duties with inflexible work schedules?
June 27, 2012 9:06 a.m.
Living under one roof with your parents might have gotten rough at times, but what happens when you add extended family members into the mix?
June 25, 2012 9:15 a.m.
"Why Women Still Can't Have It All," Anne-Marie Slaughter's recent article in The Atlantic, adds a new twist to the ongoing discussion about how to balance work and family life.
Dec. 30, 2011 9:06 a.m.
If you've heard anything about her, you're unlikely to forget the story of Oregonian columnist Elizabeth Hovde. She suffered a brain injury almost a year ago after a skiing accident at Mt. Hood. Now her life has taken another huge turn.
July 07, 2011 9:06 a.m.
We're accustomed to hearing about separated parents battling over custody of their children, but some parents voluntarily give up physical or legal custody because they believe it's in the best interest of their children.
March 02, 2011 9 a.m.
What is the personal and societal value of older people sharing stories from their past?
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