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Rebroadcast: Summer Struggles

OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2009

Rebroadcast: How do low-income families deal with the unique challenges that summer presents?

Northwest Passages: Kathleen Alcala

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2009

Author Kathleen Alcala on borders, families, and writing to free people of cultural and personal restraints.

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Rx: Role of Employers

OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2009

Should employers be responsible for providing healthcare?


OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2009

From rabbits to receipts, why do people hoard things?

The State of Black Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2009

What is the state of black Oregon?

Worthington Trial: The Verdict Is In

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2009

What does the verdict in the Worthington trial say about Oregon's faith healing law?

Is Obama-Mania Over?

OPB | Broadcast: July 23, 2009

Is Obama leading as you hoped?

Zine Culture

OPB | Broadcast: July 22, 2009

How is this small part of the print world surviving?

Leading a Horse to Slaughter

OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2009

Should we slaughter horses for meat?

The Health of Our Bees

OPB | Broadcast: July 20, 2009

What does the health of bees say about the state of our environment?

Obama Rolls Back Bush Logging Plan

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2009

What do you think of the Obama administration's roll-back of the WOPR?

Northwest Passages: Michael & Matthew Dickman

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2009

Twin brothers from a rough Portland neighborhood turn out to be very different poets.

Saving Your Pennies?

OPB | Broadcast: July 15, 2009

Can the economy rebound if we keep saving our money?

Rx: Health Promotion

OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2009

What role does keeping people healthy have in the future of healthcare?

Which Protests Work?

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2009

Of all the many ways to express dissent, what works best and why?

Jane Lubchenco and Richard Alley

OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2009

Jane Lubchenco talks about her new role as the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

California Connections

OPB | Broadcast: July 9, 2009

How is California’s economic trouble affecting its neighbors to the North?

Fusion Voting

OPB | Broadcast: July 8, 2009

How might fusion voting affect minor — and major — parties in the state?

Oregon's Historic Places

OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2009

What can we learn about Oregon from its buildings on the National Register of Historic Places?

Rx: Doctors' Salaries

OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2009

What role does the money that patients pay and doctors earn play in the health care we all receive?

Judge A Book By Its Pixels

OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2009

What do you hope for the future of books?

Northwest Passages: Jane Kirkpatrick

OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2009

Author Jane Kirkpatrick on fictionalizing history, life on her ranch near the John Day River, and her newest book, A Flickering Light.

World-Class Arts?

OPB | Broadcast: July 1, 2009

Should Oregon support "world class" arts organizations like the ballet, opera and symphony? Should it try?

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