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Immigrant Army Recruit | Amazon Organics | Puerto Rico | Mental Health Shelter

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2017

We hear about a troubled Army immigrant recruitment program, Amazon’s impact on organic produce prices, Mercy Corps efforts in Puerto Rico and a new mental health center for African-American women.

Fire Recovery | Oregon Rohingya Muslims | Free School Lunches

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 11, 2017

What does it take for forests to recover from wildfire? Should school lunches be free? Also, we hear from members of Oregon's community of Rohingya Muslim immigrants and refugees.

Tacoma Detention Center | Election Reform | Transit Security

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2017

We hear about conditions for women in a Tacoma immigration detention facility, a conference on election reform, and why bus riders want fewer armed transit police officers.

Altruism | Pidgin Languages | Testing Public Records Law

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2016

We'll hear about a new study trying to get get to the bottom of "true altruism," a new exhibit in Portland about pidgin English and a University of Oregon project using the state's public record law.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB | Broadcast: June 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Northwest Passages: Paulann Petersen

OPB | Broadcast: June 8, 2010

Oregon's new poet laureate Paulann Petersen writes in sonic riffs.