Reading Lists: Social Issues

Fiction and nonfiction dealing with obsessive compulsive disorder: what it is, how it affects those who have it, and treatments that help people manage it.

When a strain of genetically altered wheat was found in an Oregon field this spring, some countries suspended imports from the United States. Read about the history of genetically modified foods, arguments pro and con, and what the future may hold.

In 2014, its likely Oregonians will vote on whether or not to legalize marijuana. What are some of the pros and cons of legalization and medical use of the drug?