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The Battle of Seattle

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2009

Monday, November 30th marks the 10th anniversary of the WTO protests in Seattle. Ten years on, what do you see as the legacy of the so-called Battle of Seattle?

Rebroadcast: The Selling of Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 27, 2009

How are we selling Portland and Oregon to the world — and what are they buying?

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No Place to Call Home: Tent City

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2009

The next installment in our No Place to Call Home series will take us to a tent city in Portland.

Northwest Passages: Jim Lynch

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2009

Author Jim Lynch's new novel Border Songs shows his deep sense of place and of humor.

Green Tax Breaks

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 24, 2009

How much can Oregon afford to offer alternative energy companies to locate here?  

The Economics of the Death Penalty

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 23, 2009

As the recession batters county and state budgets, can Oregon and Washington continue to afford the high costs of capital punishment?

Cambodia Stories

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2009

Oregonians who survived the Khmer Rogue genocide in Cambodia are now telling their stories in public.

An Hour With Al Gore

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 19, 2009

What do you want to ask Al Gore?

Breast Cancer Screening

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2009

What are the risks and benefits of screening women for breast cancer?  

Rebirth of Local Journalism

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2009

What is the best model for local news in the future?

Sex Ed

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 16, 2009

What should young people learn about sex in school, and when should they learn it?

Bike Plan 2030

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 13, 2009

Should bikes be a pillar of your city's transportation system? If so, how much should your town pay to make that happen? If not, why?


OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 12, 2009

Have you noticed the way you think or feel about your stuff has been changing? Is your stuff more or less important to you now than in the past?

Veterans' Stories

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 11, 2009

How does telling stories of their experiences help veterans transition back to daily life?

No Place to Call Home: Youth

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2009

We hear from homeless youth in the latest installment of our series No Place to Call Home.

Fall of the Berlin Wall

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2009

How did the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago affect you?

Family Finances

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2009

How do you talk to your family about money?

Cannabis Clubs

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2009

What do Oregon's new medical marijuana clubs mean for patients — and for the effort to legalize pot?

Recovering PERS

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2009

How will Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System cover massive investment losses?

Urban Chickens

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2009

Should city people be permitted to keep chickens — or even roosters — as pets?

Foster Care Finances

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2009

How much should people receive to care for a foster child?

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