Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Local Politics, Ethics and Public Appearance

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2008 at 12:06 p.m.

Being an elected official has its perks. But the voters who elect our leaders expect those perks won't be abused, and that those leaders will abide by a code of written and unwritten ethical guidelines. We look at recent controversies...

Dept. of Human Behavior

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2008 at 12:33 p.m.

Research suggests that we're motivated to respond to tragedies when they unfold right in front of our eyes. But studies also show that we hesitate to make similar sacrifices in the wake of more remote tragedies. We talk with the Washington...

Medicare and the Free Market

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2008 at 1:06 p.m.

This election year, both political parties are promising to transform the way government pays for and delivers medical services. But beneath pledges to increase efficiency and cut costs, reformers confront a host of interest groups, from...

Summer Reading

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2008 at 1:33 p.m.

A summer trip to Rehoboth or Rome might be incomplete without a good beach book or a page-turning airplane read to go with it. Join Kojo as we get tips on this summer's best reads for readers of all tastes and ages.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.