OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 25, 2017
What were you thinking about in the news this week? Also, we talk to Senator Jeff Merkley, who just got back from a trip to the Korean peninsula.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2017
We check in on the frightful weather in much of the state. We hear about what nonprofits and Multnomah County are doing for people without homes in this weather. And we talk to a clown who travels all over the world.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 21, 2016
We explore OPB's series on racial identity, talk with a former lawmaker about his first-hand experience visiting a refugee camp in Jordan, and hear a number of perspectives on the wisdom of allowing non-unanimous jury verdicts.
OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2016
Mohsin Hamid has lived in Pakistan, the U.S. and Britain. His fiction and nonfiction explores the contradictions and complexities of globalization.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2015
Portland filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald's film tells the story of Portland surgeon Hisham Bismar, who was moved to travel to Turkey to operate on severely injured Syrian refugees.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2015
It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.
OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2015
A new report into the economic consequences of deepening the Columbia River to from 40 to 43 feet indicates a strong return on investment.
OPB | Broadcast: July 1, 2015
Activists and city leaders are debating the future of Portland's bike infrastructure.
OPB | Broadcast: May 19, 2015
Dr. Debbie Eisenhut just returned from a month in Liberia, which is currently "Ebola-free." She says the country is rife with corruption, and is still vulnerable to the disease.
OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has split Oregon's congressional delegation. We'll talk with Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer about why they believe in the controversial international trade agreement.
OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2015
TUESDAY: The play running at Artists Repertory Theatre is about a futures trader bartering for his life after getting kidnapped in Pakistan.
OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2015
WEDNESDAY: How would Oregon be affected by the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 31, 2014
WEDNESDAY: In this special Think Out Loud, we review some of the biggest international, national and regional news stories of the year.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY: President Obama has announced that the United States will begin rebuilding its relationship with Cuba, opening an embassy there and working to lift a 50-year trade embargo.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Attorney Gwynne Skinner represents two former Guantanamo detainees. and she's hoping the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation techniques offers an opportunity for accountability.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014
TUESDAY: "The Ghosts of Tonkin" focuses on Oregon Senator Wayne Morse and his opposition to the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2014
TUESDAY: The first woman convicted of Bosnian war crimes was arrested in Beaverton in 2011.
OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2014
MONDAY: Vic Atiyeh, the last Republican governor of Oregon, has passed away at age 91.
OPB | Broadcast: June 19, 2014
THURSDAY: What are the socioeconomic effects of mega-sports events like the World Cup on the host country and the world?