Economy

The Future Of Law School

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Applications are down and tuition is up, while the number of graduates who find law jobs is dropping. Kojo explores the challenges facing law schools as they try to adapt to new economic realities.

The DC Tech Sector

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 1:21 p.m.

Growth of the region's tech sector has been a priority for local leaders that may start to pay dividends. Others worry the fast rises and sharp falls of some start-ups aren't a safe bet.

Austerity Around The Globe

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 1:24 p.m.

During the past five years, countries around the globe have struggled to recover from severe recessions while managing their debts. We explore the backlash against austerity around the world

"Who Stole the American Dream?"

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:27 p.m.

Journalist Hedrick Smith has spent decades reporting on the changes, large and small, that contributed to the decline of the middle class. Kojo talks to him about how we got here and what it will take to bridge the class divide.

Tech Tuesday: The Debate Over Telework

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer sparked an uproar when she said employees can no longer work at home. Tech Tuesday examines the hardware and software tools -- and the pros and cons -- of telework.

Food Fraud

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:35 p.m.

How food fraud happens, what foods are most susceptible and new methods that suppliers are developing to reduce misleading and fraudulent labeling.

The Navy Prepares For The Sequester

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

The U.S. Navy has been readying for the budget cuts that sequestration will bring if it goes into effect later this week. We go beyond the headlines to find out why the cuts will hit this branch of the military so hard, so fast.

Trade War In The Caribbean: The Antigua-US Gambling Dispute

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 at 1:32 p.m.

Kojo explores the fallout from a World Trade Organization decision to let a tiny Caribbean nation pirate American movies and media as retribution in an international trade dispute.

Local Leaders Try Eating On $5 Per Day

Monday, Feb 11, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Could you eat for just $5 a day? Hundreds of Montgomery County, Md., officials and employees tried it last week to raise awareness about hunger in the affluent county, but some people who struggle to buy food found the week-long challenge offensive.

The Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Chinese hackers attack three major American newspapers, BlackBerry unveils two new phones and the FCC wants to build free nationwide Wi-Fi networks. The Computer Guys and Gal join us for a tech conversation.

The Push To Overhaul Immigration

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

A group of senators and President Barack Obama have both unveiled plans to fix what's ailing the nation's immigration policy. Kojo examines what they agree on and where the challenges lie.

Dulles Airport At 50

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

As Washington Dulles International Airport marks its 50th anniversary, we look at how its growth reflects that of the region and explore what's new at the airport for passengers.

A Bullish Black Market For...Laundry Detergent?

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 at 12:40 p.m.

We explore how Tide detergent became a hot commodity in underground economies around the country, and why authorities are concerned.

Economic Reckoning For Local Washington?

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 at 12:25 p.m.

A new era of federal belt-tightening could have a profound impact of the economies of Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District. We ask whether local economies are facing a reckoning.

The Military In U.S. Culture

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 1:20 p.m.

We explore a growing military-civilian divide and how it shapes our thinking about defense and foreign policy.

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