WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Filed Under:

Scottish Independence

Scotland has been part of Great Britain for just over three hundred years, but that union may come to an end. The Scottish National Party (SNP), led by Alex Salmond, won control of Scotland's regional Parliament last year and is pushing for full independence from Britain. Scottish and British politicians have begun to negotiate the details of a proposed referendum, with the SNP's eyes set on a 2014 vote. We explore the wide-ranging implications of an independent Scotland.

NPR

Musicians 'Let It All Out' At MTV's Video Music Awards

Complex magazine writer Alex Gale talks about the more than 30-year history and previews what to expect for Sunday night's Video Music Awards on MTV.
NPR

Japan's Centuries-Old Tradition Of Making Soba Noodles

In the remote mountains of the Japanese island of Shikoku, an old woman makes soba noodles by hand from locally grown buckwheat. It's ancient technique that is adapting to modern times.
NPR

Impeachment Trial Begins For Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

The impeachment trial for suspended president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff has begun. She is scheduled to testify before the Senate Monday.
NPR

A Hero For The Arts And Sciences: Upcoming Marvel Covers Promote STEAM Fields

The five covers feature the company's heroes — including Spiderman, Iron Man, and the Hulk — all engaging in activities educators have been trying to promote.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.