BY DEBBIE KITCHIN | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
Oregon is one of the least affordable states in the country for child care. The average cost of enrolling a toddler at an Oregon day care center now exceeds the cost of college tuition at our public colleges and universities.
BY EMMA HALL | OB WEB EDITOR
“This will be the decade in which we find out who wants to live above a Walmart,” Uwe Brandes says. Environmental, financial and demographic trends have created a new economy that will radically change urban planning and development patterns through 2020.
BY BRANDON SAWYER | OB RESEARCH EDITOR
Mark Parker, Nike's CEO, came in fourth on a New York Times list of 2012's top-paid CEOs at U.S. public companies. He was topped only by Oracle's Larry Ellison (no. 1), HCA Healthcare's Richard Bracken and Walt Disney's Bob Iger.
BY SCOTT DAHLMAN | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
It’s hard to believe there’s anything more about GE foods to debate. But once again, activists are trying to raise public fears about genetically engineered foods.
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
The Portland Meat Collective, a mobile butchery school, goes national with a Kickstarter campaign. The initiative, "Meat Collectives Across America," is unique in the Kickstarter repertoire as it asks supporters to back a movement, not a product.