Dr. Pius Kamau http://www.kunc.org en Every Life Is Precious http://www.kunc.org/post/every-life-precious <p>What elevates one tragic killing to the point of mass media attention, while others hardly get noticed? It&rsquo;s a question that&rsquo;s been on the mind of KUNC commentator Pius Kamau. Sun, 08 Apr 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dr. Pius Kamau 25283 at http://www.kunc.org Every Life Is Precious No Family Left Behind http://www.kunc.org/post/no-family-left-behind <p>Recently President Obama gave Colorado and other states the green light to scrap the No Child Left Behind Law. Passed in 2002 to widespread bipartisan support it made schools accountable for the performance of all students. KUNC commentator Pius Kamau says the intentions of the law were good, but more needs to be done. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Dr. Pius Kamau 22570 at http://www.kunc.org No Family Left Behind An African Occupy Wall Street http://www.kunc.org/post/african-occupy-wall-street <p>As the Occupy Wall Street movement head into the tenth week &ndash; KUNC commentator Pius Kamau finds parallels with much that has occurred in Africa over the last 60 years. He says the corporate greed that has impoverished Africans will likely play out in America too if nothing is done about it. Mon, 07 Nov 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Dr. Pius Kamau 17161 at http://www.kunc.org An African Occupy Wall Street In Memory of Wangari Maathai http://www.kunc.org/post/memory-wangari-maathai <p>The recent passing of Nobel Prize winner and Kenyan-born environmentalist Wangari Maathai has KUNC commentator Pius Kamau reflecting on a life spent merging environmental activism with women&rsquo; s rights. Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Dr. Pius Kamau 15712 at http://www.kunc.org In Memory of Wangari Maathai 9/11: Rethinking Fear in the Decade After http://www.kunc.org/post/911-rethinking-fear-decade-after <p>This weekend marks the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks. As a nation takes time to pause and reflect &ndash; KUNC commentator Pius Kamau says we as a country should also refocus our thinking on the war on terrorism to include more homegrown threats &ndash; that have had just as deadly consequences. Fri, 09 Sep 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Dr. Pius Kamau 14176 at http://www.kunc.org 9/11: Rethinking Fear in the Decade After