The Kojo Nnamdi Show http://thekojonnamdishow.org The Kojo Nnamdi Show features two-hours of news, political issues and social trends of the day in a magazine program format. The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by WAMU 88.5fm American University Radio. en-US Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:28:13 -0400 The Politics Hour - April 18, 2014 http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-18/politics-hour-april-18-2014 <p>Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-18/politics-hour-april-18-2014/transcript">The Politics Hour - April 18, 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-18/politics-hour-april-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25202 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Your Turn http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-17/your-turn <p>Questions swirl about how the U.S. tracks known white supremacists after a shooting in Kansas. Unrest continues in Ukraine. And SAT administrators provide a preview of the revamped test coming in spring 2016. It's 'your turn' to weigh in...</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-17/your-turn/transcript">Your Turn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-17/your-turn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25189 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Contemporary Religion on Capitol Hill http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-17/contemporary-religion-capitol-hill <p>The interdenominational National Community Church serves a range residents in and around D.C., including Hill staffers and the homeless. We talk with lead pastor and founder Mark Batterson about the growth of the faith community.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-17/contemporary-religion-capitol-hill/transcript">Contemporary Religion on Capitol Hill </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-17/contemporary-religion-capitol-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:20:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25187 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org D.C. Lawmakers Sue Mayor Over Budget Autonomy http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-17/dc-lawmakers-sue-mayor-over-budget-autonomy <p>WAMU 88.5 reporter Patrick Madden joins Kojo to explore a legal standoff between the D.C. Council and the city's mayor over the District's rights to budget its own tax dollars.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-17/dc-lawmakers-sue-mayor-over-budget-autonomy/transcript">D.C. Lawmakers Sue Mayor Over Budget Autonomy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-17/dc-lawmakers-sue-mayor-over-budget-autonomy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25185 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Food and Faith: Meals for Passover and Easter http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-16/food-and-faith-meals-passover-and-easter <p>This is a week when religious traditions influence the menu at festive family gatherings. We explore the link between faith and holiday food traditions in homes around the world.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-16/food-and-faith-meals-passover-and-easter/transcript">Food and Faith: Meals for Passover and Easter</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-16/food-and-faith-meals-passover-and-easter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25196 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Deforestation and Climate Change http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-16/deforestation-and-climate-change <p>Kojo examines the link between tropical forests and global climate and explores new initiatives that pay developing nations to preserve their wild areas.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-16/deforestation-and-climate-change/transcript">Deforestation and Climate Change</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-16/deforestation-and-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:27:55 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25194 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org The Future of D.C.'s Marijuana Debate http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-16/future-dcs-marijuana-debate <p>Both Maryland and the District moved recently to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but activists in D.C. are pivoting to a new effort to legalize marijuana entirely.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-16/future-dcs-marijuana-debate/transcript">The Future of D.C.&#039;s Marijuana Debate</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-16/future-dcs-marijuana-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25193 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org John Feinstein: Baseball's Minor Leagues http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-15/john-feinstein-baseballs-minor-leagues <p>Sports writer and author John Feinstein explores the long bus rides, low pay and inner struggles of minor league baseball players striving to make the leap to the majors.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-15/john-feinstein-baseballs-minor-leagues/transcript">John Feinstein: Baseball&#039;s Minor Leagues</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-15/john-feinstein-baseballs-minor-leagues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:23:35 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25184 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Social Security Changes Course on Old Debts http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-15/social-security-changes-course-old-debts <p>Washington Post reporter Marc Fisher joins Kojo to explore the Social Security Administration's decision to stop efforts to collect on old taxpayer debts to the government.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-15/social-security-changes-course-old-debts/transcript">Social Security Changes Course on Old Debts</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-15/social-security-changes-course-old-debts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25183 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Protecting Against A New Online Security Threat http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-15/protecting-against-new-online-security-threat <p>The newly-discovered but two-year-old Heartbleed software bug raises new concerns about collective security and personal passwords online.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-04-15/protecting-against-new-online-security-threat/transcript">Protecting Against A New Online Security Threat </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-04-15/protecting-against-new-online-security-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 25163 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org