OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 8, 2017
Fires, earthquakes and hurricanes ... we hear about a different potential disaster: Portland's old levee system. Also, we learn about a group that helps people get rid of tattoos, and we get analysis from our news roundtable.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2017
Students are advocating for more classroom discussions about race and privilege. Also, we sit down with Oregon Health Authority's new director, and our news roundtable takes up some big stories of the week.
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: Aug. 18, 2017
We talk about some of the big stories in this week's news, get an earful about volcanology, and check in with OPB arts show "State of Wonder" on the eclipse road trip they're wrapping up soon.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2017
Heavy Asian-Americans are more likely to be perceived as "American." Also, what was being taught in a teen pregnancy prevention program whose federal funding has been cut? And the news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2017
We explore women's relationship with ambition with Robin Romm, editor of the essay collection "Double Bind," and writer Camas Davis, who contributed to the book. Also, our news roundtable takes on the week's big headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2017
We discuss whether psychologists should be allowed to prescribe drugs, and hear from Portland Public Schools' board chair about their ongoing superintendent search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's big headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2017
Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.
OPB | Broadcast: June 30, 2017
We talk about big stories of the week on our news roundtable and hear about the Rainbow Gathering this weekend in Eastern Oregon as well as some summer music highlights.
OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2017
Oregon's working on making state IDs compliant with federal regulations. Portland's Good in the Hood Festival continues despite racist threats. Also, our news roundtable discusses the latest headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2017
Our rotating panel of smart news watchers discusses some of the big stories this week. How do people with mental illness fare in the courts? And Oregon Institute of Technology student Autumn Breeze Engh shares her unusual path to graduation.
OPB | Broadcast: June 9, 2017
Democratic state senator Lew Frederick reflects on Portland's police chief search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the biggest news of the week, and a local bartender represents Portland in a national competition.
OPB | Broadcast: May 26, 2017
Our news roundtable takes up the biggest news of the week. And we listen back to an interview with a local filmmaker who made a documentary about learning to live with a stutter.
OPB | Broadcast: May 19, 2017
Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. We also find out what Oregon is doing to address high rates of chronic disease, and we hear how activists are using geographic data.
OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2017
We talk about some of the big stories of the week with our news roundtable, and listen back to a conversation with two of the people behind the incredible animation of "Kubo and the Two Strings."
OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2017
Is it helpful to frame the gun debate as a public health problem? Also, our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest news topics of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2017
Lawmakers are looking at government employee health care as a way of cutting costs. Eric Cain joins us to discuss his 30-year career with OPB. And we discuss other big news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2017
We talk about Ducks basketball, a proposed Office of Outdoor Recreation, and big news stories from the week.
OPB | Broadcast: March 24, 2017
Sen. Ron Wyden joins us to reflect on the House intelligence committee hearing earlier this week. A professor at PSU will study how people on the autism spectrum succeed in the workplace. And our news roundtable takes up the biggest news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2017
Our news roundtable guests discuss the biggest news of the week, and we talk to Portland doctor Patricia Kullberg about her new memoir.