Tag Archives: Think Out Loud

Talking Business | UO Title IX Response – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Portland Business Journal editor Suzanne Stevens discusses the latest business news in Portland, including container service returning to the Port of Portland, Prosper Portland’s search for a developer to work on the old post office site in the Pearl and how Congress’s proposed tax reform plan could affect a $3.2 billion wind energy plan by PacifiCorp. […]
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Forest Work – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Journalist Hal Herring used to work in the woods. He spent years working on tree planting, forest thinning, and doing other jobs with crews hired to work in federal forests. Now he says the nature of those jobs has changed. Rick Herson is one of the founding members of the Oregon tree planting cooperative Hoedads. Source: Washington Elections | North Korea | […]
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Sheriff ICE Investigation | Mandatory Reporting In Salem-Keizer – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Last Thursday, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office released the findings of an internal investigation into whether deputies broke rules by helping federal immigration agents detain and deport six men. Teachers and staff in the Salem-Keizer School District were recently informed that they are required to report students who they learn, or suspect, are engaging in […]
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DC Politics And The NW – OPB’s Think Out Loud

OPB’s senior political reporter, Jeff Mapes, just returned from a reporting trip to Washington, D.C. We’ll find out what he learned from members of the northwest’s congressional delegation. Source: DC Politics And The NW | Photographing Rohingya Muslims | ‘Alt-America’

Tribal Housing – OPB’s Think Out Loud

When the federal government built the Bonneville Dam 80 years ago, it promised permanent housing for displaced families from the Yakima, Warm Springs, Umatilla and Nez Perce tribes. That housing was never built, but last year, the Army Corps of Engineers made a commitment to begin the process. Earlier this week, the Office of Management […]
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Jose Antonio Vargas | Gentrification Documentary | Tribal Spiritual Site – OPB’s Think Out Loud

In 2011, journalist Jose Antonio Vargas published a revealing personal essay in the New York Times Magazine called “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.” Fifteen years ago Cornelius Swart released a documentary depicting the early stages of gentrification in the Albina community. As long-time residents of the community, Bri Williams and her mother, Nikki Williams, were […]
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UO President Schill – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Earlier this month, protesters stopped University of Oregon president Michael Schill from delivering his “State of the University” speech. The speech was canceled after dozens of protesters took the stage. Schill addressed the incident in a recent op-ed for the New York Times. Source: Underwater Hockey | UO President Schill | Carlos Kalmar . Radio […]
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Chemawa School – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Rob Manning and Tony Schick’s series about problems at Chemawa Indian School starts today on OPB. We’ll air a special extended feature and talk to the two reporters about the series. Source: Chemawa School | REBROADCAST: Quince And Croquet | Carlos Gives Advice . Radio | OPB

Oregon ICE Contracts – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Two county jails in Oregon have contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house detainees, despite the fact that Oregon is a sanctuary state. OPB’s Conrad Wilson fills us in. Source: News Roundtable | Oregon ICE Contracts | REBROADCAST: Peter Rasmussen . Radio | OPB

Homeless Data | Recycling – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Multnomah County has released its latest biennial point-in-time homeless count. We speak with Denis Theriault with A Home For Everyone to learn more about the 2017 data. Have you ever been unsure about whether an item can be recycled curbside and tossed it in hoping for the best? We talk with recycling processor Vinod Singh and […]
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