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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 | local | News | World | 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.

Books | World | 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.

Politics | News | Music | World | Think Out Loud

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 | Environment | World | 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.

Environment | World | Think Out Loud

Author Karen Piper Shines A Light On "The Price Of Thirst"

OPB | Aug. 11, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Who owns our water? Karen Piper spent seven years investigating the causes and implications of water privatization worldwide. 

Books | News | World | Think Out Loud

What World War III Might Look Like

OPB | July 21, 2015 noon

Defense expert Peter W. Singer imagines what World War III might look like in the new novel Ghost Fleet.

World | Think Out Loud

Masha Gessen On Speaking Out In Putin's Russia

OPB | March 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Masha Gessen has long been a critic of Vladimir Putin's government, but it wasn't until recently that she felt threatened enough to leave Russia.

Energy | Business | Technology | Politics | Science | World | Think Out Loud

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB | Jan. 9, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost.