Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. We also hear from organizers of a general strike and boycott in Portland and the coordinator of Portland's long-running African film festival.
Sunday, Feb. 19, marks the 75th anniversary of the presidential executive order that paved the way for the internement of over 120,000 Japanese Americans. We listen to interviews about that time.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 15, 2017 noon
The UO has appointed a resource person for undocumented and international students. A community movement to help people age in place is 15 years old. And local filmmaker Matt McCormick tells us about his his new film.
Wednesday is the deadline for parents of Oregon students to get their children vaccinated.
Communities | Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 13, 2017 midnight
Oregon state Sen. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) spoke with OPB's Think Out Loud about how new proposed legislation grew out of his prior efforts to reduce racial profiling by law enforcement.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 14, 2017 noon
The latest regional business news, a new community media arts reorganization, an explanation of supply side trade, and a public school conflict over the Confederate flag.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 13, 2017 noon
How do Portland's landlords feel about the new renter assistance ordinance? What bills is the legislature looking at to curb racial profiling? And why did the first trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers end in a not-guilty verdict?
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week and learn about a new audit of the Department of Transportation. And we hear about legal marijuana delivery.
Communities | Nation | NewsOPB | Feb. 8, 2017 12:15 p.m.
The Hillsboro City Council will decide next month whether it will be a sanctuary city.