There are chilling warnings of imminent mass killings in the Central Africa Republic. As the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide approaches we examine whether the international community has better mechanisms for sounding alarm bells and preventing atrocities than it did back in 1994. And we ask whether "genocide" is the right word for the violence and mass killing in the C.A.R. We'll hear from the BBC's Thomas Fessy in Bangui and writer and Rwanda expert Philip Gourevitch.
--ELI PARISER is founder of Upworthy.com, former executive director of MoveOn.org, and author of the bestselling book "The Filter Bubble". He talks about what it takes to make meaningful content go viral... and what he says to critics who call Upworthy manipulative clickbait.
A British parliamentary committee grills the editor of the Guardian newspaper over its dealings with Edward Snowden and its coverage of NSA surveillance. We'll hear details, plus find out what the British public thinks about the breadth of NSA spying activities.
Also today, more on the war in Syria now that the UN's human rights chief Navi Pillay has implicated the Syrian government and president Bashar al Assad in war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Tennessee women who expanded opportunities for all women are the focus of the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Mary Evins, associate professor of history at MTSU, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).
Dr. ANDREW KOLODNY [ko-LAWD'-nee] is the Chief Medical Officer of Phoenix House, a U.S.-based non-profit alcohol and drug rehab organization. He discusses the media sensation around the "zombie" street drug Krokodil [KROK'-o-dill]... and what it hides about other drugs in our culture.