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Single Working Mother Says The American Dream Is For The Community

OPB | Oct. 13, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Ana del Rocío Valderrama says she has a good job but she still struggles mightily, and the dream is not complete until the most vulnerable in the community are taken care of.

Economy | Election | News | Nation | History | World | Think Out Loud

How Meaningful Is 'The American Dream' Today?

OPB | Sept. 7, 2016 12:30 p.m.

Our series on "The American Dream" explores the origin of the idea, and how it's playing out for Oregonians — from various walks of life — leading up to the presidential election.

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Surviving Hiroshima: 'I Shall Never Be Able To Erase Images Of The Horrific Event'

OPB | Sept. 2, 2016 2:45 p.m.

A Medford woman who survived the bombing in Hiroshima has made it her life's work to stop nuclear bombs from being used again. 

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XOXO 2016 Fest Will Be Its Last — For Now

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 4:45 p.m. | Portland

XOXO founders Andy McMillan and Andy Baio move their community onto Slack and into a workspace known as Outpost.

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Fire Investigation | US Attorney On Marijuana Prosecutions | DACA Now

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?

History | World | local | News | Think Out Loud

Oregon's Soviet Diaspora: 25 Years Later, The Refugee Community Wants To Be Known

OPB | June 6, 2016 noon

It's been almost 25 years since the Soviet Union dissolved, so Think Out Loud asked the immigrant community in the Portland area about their lives in America.

World | Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - March 30, 2016

OPB | March 30, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, author Orhan Pamuk discusses his life in Turkey, from visits to the barbershop to moments with his family to the significance of time.

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Harney County Update | WA Legislature | Sound Art | Possible English-Only Measure

OPB | Jan. 11, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We get the lawmaker perspective from Harney County, talk to Burke Jam about his sound art, and hear from journalist Brent Walth about his article looking at a possible ballot measure that would declare English as the state's official language.

Climate change | World | Environment | Think Out Loud

Talking Paris Climate Change Conference With Charlie Hales

OPB | Dec. 8, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has just returned from taking part in the international climate change conference in Paris.

World | Think Out Loud

Survival In A Chilean Mine

OPB | Sept. 10, 2015 12:06 p.m.

University of Oregon Journalism professor Héctor Tobar spent months interviewing the thirty-three miners who were trapped in a mine in Chile 5 years ago. His book comes out in paperback this month.