Thursday at 12:00 pm
Sprouts Radio from the Grassroots is a 30-minute weekly program featuring radio programs produced at community radio stations or by other independent producers from across the country and sometimes around the world.
A Better Future Is A Zone To Defend July 19, 2018 | 12:00 pm
For the last 50 years, a French activist group has been fighting against the construction of an airport and its world, by building an example of a better future. They created the ZAD, zone to defend, a new way to act against the system.
High Water, Dry Feet: Defense Against Disaster July 12, 2018 | 12:00 pm
MIT students in the Terrascope freshman learning community investigate the influence of water on communities. First, we'll hear about how the Netherlands has managed to adapt successfully to frequent flooding. Then, we'll listen to a story from Maryland, where many regions recently devastated by intense storms struggle to agree on a plan of action.
Raj Patel, The Rock Star of Social Justice Writing May 31, 2018 | 12:00 pm
Theresa Marquez, host of Rootstock Radio, speaks with Raj Patel. Raj is a British Indian academic, journalist, activist and writer who has lived and worked in Zimbabwe, South Africa and the United States for extended periods. He is best known for his 2008 book, Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System.