WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Aftershocks Of The Edward Snowden Case

New details about American surveillance are still coming to light, months after the initial leak by former government contractor Edward Snowden. This past weekend, reports surfaced that the United States may have been eavesdropping on German Chancellor Angela Merkel since 2002. All the while, Snowden remains in diplomatic limbo in Russia. Kojo chats with Jesselyn Radack, an activist who is one of the few Americans to meet and speak with Snowden since he fled the country.


No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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