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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.

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Mountaintop Removal in God’s Country August 21, 2014 | 12:00 pm

An exploration of the the environmental impact of plans to build an open pit iron ore strip mine in northeast Wisconsin's ancient Penokee mountain range. The mine could also have devastating cultural impacts on local Native American tribes. During the show, we hear from both sides of the mine debate, go on a tour of the Bad River Reservation's wild rice beds and hear from people who are fighting to stop the mine
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Digging Deeper: Miner Details of a Major Industry August 14, 2014 | 12:00 pm

A group of MIT freshmen describe their experience in the Southwest United States learning about strategic natural resources, mining, and the amazing people involved in the process.
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Voices of Indigenous Culture August 7, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We feature interviews conducted by Kaimana Barcarse of blog website Cultural Survival at the World Conference for Indigenous Women held in Lima, Peru in October 2013.
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Issues facing LGBTQ Youth July 31, 2014 | 12:00 pm

Sprouts presents OutCasting, LGBTQ youth radio, featuring an interview with Maggie Keenan-Bolger, who in collaboration with homeless LGBTQ youth wrote the play "Queering History,"
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Queering History – a play about LGBTQ issues in schools July 24, 2014 | 12:00 pm

This week Sprouts presents OutCasting, LGBTQ youth radio, this week featuring an abridged reading of the play, "Queering History," written by Maggie Keenan-Bolger with homeless LGBTQ youth, about the effects of LGBTQ history not being taught in schools.
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A Navajo Elder Remembered July 17, 2014 | 12:00 pm

In this episode we feature Leonard Benally. He devoted his life to speaking out against the human rights violations of his people-he travelled the world.
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School Without Water July 10, 2014 | 12:00 pm

In this edition, Water security is about a lot more than just water--it's about education, politics, poverty and history. Follow this group of young producers as they hear from a headmistress who found that her school's water infrastructure had collapsed completely.
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Marriage equality as it pertains to bi-national couples July 3, 2014 | 12:00 pm

This week, Sprouts presents OutCasting, public radio's LGBTQ youth program.
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Pura Vida, Costa Rica’s Culture of Conservation June 26, 2014 | 12:00 pm

On this edition of Sprouts explores Costa Rica, considered one of the "greenest" countries in the world, and its national efforts to conserve natural resources, protect nature, and promote biodiversity.
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BeeHive Design Interview with WDRT June 19, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We use audio to "see" the story of the Mesoamerica Resiste traveling art exhibit detailing the struggle for environmental justice in Central and South America.
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New Underground Railroad and A New Way of Life June 5, 2014 | 12:00 pm

After Susan Burton gained freedom and sobriety she founded A New of Life Reentry Project in South Los Angeles. She opened her doors to other women returning home from prisons and jails, offering shelter, safety, leadership, and support to those seeking to rebuild their lives.
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Los Seis of Boulder May 29, 2014 | 12:00 pm

Los Seis of Boulder were 6 Chicano University of Colorado student activists. In May 1974 they were killed in 2 car bombs, no one has ever been indicted for their deaths.
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Approaching Gender Deliberately May 22, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We focus on the gender spectrum and hear from individuals who exist outside of the gender binary, exploring the fluidity of gender identification through the stories of our five guests.
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Voices From the Left Forum: On the 10th Anniversary of the International Progressive Conference May 15, 2014 | 12:00 pm

The Left Forum draws thousands every year to New York City to hear a constellation of thinkers and activists on the left. This year, the event celebrates 10 years.
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Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Spring 2014 May 8, 2014 | 12:00 pm

A report on climate change journalism and the definition of environmental justice.
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Atrazine’s Impact on Frogs with Dr Tyrone Hayes May 1, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We feature an interview with Dr. Tyrone Hayes. He is an an American biologist, and professor of Integrated Biology at the University of California near Berekley.
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Singing, Fighting, and Mushing for Bristol Bay: Winning Against the Pebble Mine April 24, 2014 | 12:00 pm

Musicians United to Protect Bristol Bay has been spreading the call to step up for the well-being of the people and ways of life threatened by the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay region.
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Bald Eagles Are Getting Lead Poisoning April 17, 2014 | 12:00 pm

The Decorah Eagles are famous for raising yearly broods while being observed at close range by eagle lovers and schools around the world via a ground-breaking web cam project by naturalist Bob Anderson in Decorah, Iowa.
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The Cesar Chavez Story April 10, 2014 | 12:00 pm

A documentary commemorating the life of Cesar Chavez, American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist, who organized the famous grape boycott of the 1970s,
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Bare Breasted & Bold April 3, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We focus on art and activism from a feminist perspective in an interview with performance artist La Tigresa.
Dona Nieto made national headlines in 2000 when she blockaded a logging truck bare breasted to protest the cutting of old growth redwood trees in Northern California.
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Debunking the Lies My Teacher Told Me: A Visit with James Loewen March 27, 2014 | 12:00 pm

In an effort to expose the truth and improve our world, James Loewen stirs the passion for knowledge that unbiased history can provide.
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Who Stole the American Dream? March 20, 2014 | 12:00 pm

This is the first of three interviews featured on Sprouts, with former NY Times editor, Frontline Producer and author Hedrick Smith.
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My Brother’s Keeper March 13, 2014 | 12:00 pm

President Obama launches a new effort aimed at empowering boys and young men of color, a segment of our society that too often faces disproportionate challenges and obstacles to success.
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Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Florida Tomato Farmworkers March 6, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We look at the groundbreaking changes brought by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to labor conditions and pay for farm workers picking the nations winter tomato crop in Florida.
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Slavery and Heritage: An African-American History Month Special February 27, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We talk about slavery in the North with the authors of COMPLICITY; about the Gullah gardens of South Carolina with the author of THE EARTH KNOWS MY NAME; and hear about her West Indian ancestors from poet Lynn Thompson.
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Cyber Espionage, Cyber terrorism, and Drones February 20, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We feature a round table discussion about civil liberties, privacy, espionage, and how technology is affecting all of these things in our daily lives.
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LGBTQ repression in Russia and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi February 13, 2014 | 12:00 pm

On this edition of OutCasting on Sprouts, we discuss the anti-LGBTQ climate in Russia, particularly the 2013 anti-propaganda law and its effects.
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New Hope for Daycare in NYC February 6, 2014 | 12:00 pm

This edition of Sprouts looks at childcare as a feminist issue in light of a new mayor in NYC who has pledged to expand it and has made this a centerpiece of his campaign.
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Women in Journalism, and the Unfairness That They Face January 30, 2014 | 12:00 pm

What are we missing when our reporting doesn't adequately include women experts and women subjects?
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Modern Manhood: An Exploration of Masculinity January 23, 2014 | 12:00 pm

Masculinity is something we all live with. For better or worse, it is instilled in our culture and affects all of us on a daily basis.
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The Decorah Eagles and the Webcam January 16, 2014 | 12:00 pm

No two eagles are more famous, world-wide, than a pair of eagles that nested five years ago in the backyard of a fish hatchery in the small town of Decorah, Iowa.
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DIY America and Grassroots Music January 9, 2014 | 12:00 pm

We travel to Arizona, California and Washington to hear from people who built their own music scene themselves by creating DIY or "Do It Yourself" venues.
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Election Aftermath: The Honduran Presidential Elections January 2, 2014 | 12:00 pm

On Sunday, November 24th, the people of Honduras cast their ballots in what was widely considered to be the country's first chance at a democratic election since the military coup in 2009 that deposed populist reformer Manuel Zelaya.
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Black Women Led Birth of N.O.W. December 26, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Untold Feminist History: How the sidelining of Black women at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington led to the founding of the National Organization for Women
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Transgender Identity, Issues, and Activism — Part 2 of 2 December 19, 2013 | 12:00 pm

The final part in a discussion with activist Juli Grey-Owens about trans and dual gender identity and about her activism.
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Rape Culture on Campus and the Feminist Fightback December 12, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Today on Sprouts, it's an exploration of sexual assault on college campuses.
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Serving the Homeless December 5, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Today on Sprouts, we feature Midnight Run (www.MidnightRun.org), a non-profit organization in Westchester County, NY, which gathers food and clothing for the street homeless in NYC.
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Transgender Identity, Issues, and Activism — Part 1 November 28, 2013 | 12:00 pm

We present the first part of a two part series featuring a wide ranging discussion of transgender issues with the transgender activist Juli Grey-Owens.
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RIDING WITH ROBIN HOOD TO TAX WALL STREET AND DISTRIBUTE TO MAIN STREET! November 21, 2013 | 12:00 pm

The recent five-billion-dollar cut in food stamps is a harbinger of things to come. Both the Democrats and Republicans are getting together to plan further deficit reduction and budget cuts.
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Time to Learn: Remembering Brothers Who Died in the Vietnam War November 14, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Producer Ginger Perry remembers her brother, Stephen, who was killed in the Vietnam war.
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Rockaway Beach One Year After Sandy November 7, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Three residents of Rockaway Beach, a neighborhood on the barrier peninsula of New York City which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy, tell their stories of what happened.
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Marriage equality after the Supreme Court rulings – Part 2 October 31, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Evan Wolfson is interviewed by Travis of OutCasting about the state of marriage equality following the US Supreme Court's historic rulings in June.
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The Colorado Flood October 24, 2013 | 12:00 pm

The night of September 11th, 2013 brought devastating floods and mudslides to much of Northern Colorado: Thousands had to be airlifted to safety, hundreds of homes were completely destroyed, thousands of homes damaged and 8 people died.
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Transition Towns October 17, 2013 | 12:00 pm

On today's Sprouts, Naresh Giangrande, co-founder of the world's first Transition Town, describes the virally spreading Transition movement.
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Four Street Poets October 10, 2013 | 12:00 pm

It's a reading of four street poets from a homeless writing project in Nashville, 1989-1991.
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Follow the Garbage Redux October 3, 2013 | 12:00 pm

The program "Follow the Trash" is revisited for a second time.
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Marriage Equality After the Supreme Court Rulings—Part 1 September 26, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Civil rights attorney and author Evan Wolfson is interviewed.
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The Back Channel September 19, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Starting with a discussion about what you need to know about Prism. The back channel also dives in " the battle for your digital soul"..
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The War Report September 12, 2013 | 12:00 pm

A discussion of how the United States might fare if it were invaded today and steps that could be taken to improve U.S.defenses.
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Obama at March on Washington September 5, 2013 | 12:00 pm

The President's address on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington
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Vinsantos: The Drag-Clown August 29, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts independent radio producer Christina Aanestad speaks with Vinsantos, a queer cabaret, drag-clown performer from San Francisco, Ca now residing in New Orleans, La.
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Hungry March Band August 22, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Based in New York City, the 25-piece Hungry March Band describes themselves as "a blazing parade of flesh, blood, steel, brass and wood." We speak to members of the band about their history, their travels, and of course their music.
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The Good Food Movement August 15, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Today on Sprouts, we present an episode of Three Sisters Radio, a program dedicated to exploring our food and agricultural systems and all aspects of the Good Food Movement.
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Environmental Racism August 8, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Earth Justice, Greenpeace international, 50 States for Cleaner Air.
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Capitalism is War August 1, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week's Sprouts features "Capitalism is War", the first episode of "Capitalism is the Crisis", a four-part audio documentary about the destructive record of capitalism and the current disasters it has fomented.
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Star Knowledge Conferences July 25, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Star Knowledge Conferences are gatherings of cosmic knowledge, Native American knowledge old and new, and sharing of many other people's visions for the future. All come together in the interest of supporting Planet Earth. The founder of the conference and his brother, Chief Golden Light Eagle and Chief Blue Star Eagle, explain.
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Trash Picking July 18, 2013 | 12:00 pm

They are garbage pickers, trash pickers, foragers, dumpster divers, freegans, curb shoppers, scavengers, recyclers. There are a lot of names for them, but the definition is about the same: a picker gathers what others are wealthy enough to throw out.
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A New Way of Life and the New Underground Railroad July 11, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Making a Break for Freedom During the Era of Mass Incarceration
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Beyond Corporate Capitalism and State Socialism with Gar Alperovitz July 4, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Author Gar Alperovitz is the featured speaker on co-ops and community land trusts and municipal, state, and federal initiatives to organize and democratize capital.
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The Gay lobbying effort in the Vatican; NSA debriefing June 27, 2013 | 12:00 pm

On Sprouts this week, the Pope-acknowledged "gay lobby" in the Vatican is discussed, and the NSA scandal is debriefed for our listening audience.
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Voices from the 2013 Left Forum: Speeches and Interviews from the Annual Event June 20, 2013 | 12:00 pm

On this week's edition of Sprouts, we hear a summary from voices from the 2013 Left Forum.
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We Still Live Here: Revival of the Wampanoag Language June 13, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts, Radio Curious visits with Anne Makepeace, the writer and director of the documentary film, "We Still Live Here," which chronicles the movement to reclaim the lost Native American language of the Wampanoag people.
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The Tibet Connection June 6, 2013 | 12:00 pm

On Sprouts today, this week's stories from The Tibet Connection
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Invasions May 30, 2013 | 12:00 pm

In this edition, Part 1 of a 2 part In Context War Report, we consider why some military invasions succeed while others fail. In Part 2, to be broadcast on Sprouts later, we will conclude with a discussion of how the U.S., last invaded in 1812, might fare if it were invaded today.
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Boy Scouts of America May Partially Lift Gay Ban May 23, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Since the late 1970s, the Boy Scouts of America (B.S.A.) has had a policy that bans gay youth and adult leaders from membership in the Boy Scouts. In 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that B.S.A. had the legal right to continue this discriminatory policy. In the years since, organizations have been formed to fight the ban through other channels.
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Permaculture in Action May 16, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Margaret Ruhl & Elf Daniel Bruce of Bruce-Ruhl Designs and Kyle Chamberlain of the Human Habitat Project
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Si Kahn – Songs of Growing Up in the Movement May 9, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Sprouts salutes the start of May with the arts and a rerun of Mark Helpsmeet's "Song of the Soul" edition, featuring renowned singer songwriter and activist Si Kahn.
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Greenpeace Radio May 2, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts to celebrate last week's Earth day 2013 the crew at Greenpeace radio brings you up to speed on some recent environmental headlines.
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Radio Vieques April 25, 2013 | 12:00 pm

On a special Earth Day episode, we look at the island of Vieques. Vieques was used as a bombing range by the US military and has been partially transformed into a wildlife refuge. We look into what environmental effects this is still having and what the federal government is not doing. We also talk about the new community radio station being built there called Radio Vieques. See how radio and the environment go hand in hand.
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Alan King April 18, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts we celebrate poetry month by hearing from the Poet from the Library of Congress and poet Alan King.
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The Future of Independent Cinema April 10, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts, Toni Pennacchia talks with Daniel Kamil and Emily Steffian, owners and operators of the Cable Car Cinema and Cafe in Providence, Rhode Island.
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Suffragist Matilda Joslyn Gage Almost Jailed for Voting April 4, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts, Radio Curious visits with Historian and Chautauqua scholar Sally Roesch Wagner, who portrays Matilda Joslyn Gage, a leading figure in the suffragist movement in the late 1800's.
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Support for LGBT Youth – History in Schools, Suicide Prevention March 28, 2013 | 12:00 pm

An interview with Dan Savage, the nationally-syndicated columnist, author, activist, and co-founder of the It Gets Better Project. Also a discussion of the rash of teen suicides that led to the naming of October 20 as Gay Spirit Day.
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Remembering Rachel Corrie March 21, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week's show remembers activist Rachel Corrie on the 10th anniversary of her death.
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International Women’s Day March 14, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts we celebrate International Women's Day. International Women's Day has its origins in socialist gatherings of women and strikes of women garment factory workers more than 100 years ago. This show briefly explores that history, including an interview of a professor of Russian and Soviet history describing the 1917 women's strike in St. Petersburg that led not only to the codification of March 8 as the official date of IWD, but to the downfall of the Russian czar, Nicolas II.
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A Memorial to Michael Toms March 7, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Radio Curious presents a memorial to Michael Toms, the Executive Producer of New Dimensions Radio, in an interview recorded at his home in Ukiah, California on January 9, 1995. Michael Toms passed away on January 24, 2013 at the age of 72. We discuss radio as it was in 1995, his predictions for the future of radio, and many of his personal observations.
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the Martin Family of Ames – Black History in the Midwest February 28, 2013 | 12:00 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, this show profiles a prominent African American family in Ames, Iowa, a practically all-white Midwestern college town
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Climate Change 2013: a call to battle February 21, 2013 | 12:00 pm

brought to you by Greenpeace radio
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America Discovers Columbus, Oh. February 14, 2013 | 12:00 pm

In this lively episode of Sprouts, Mark Emanuel (KZGM-FM, Cabool MO, djmark@kz88.org) takes a tour of 3 of the most fascinating destinations in the capitol city of Columbus, Ohio. Everything you ever wanted to know about classic television sets, 70 flavors of popcorn, and recycling just about anything brings Columbus alive in this week's show.
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A Sermon by Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Self-Development February 7, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Featuring a sermon delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. King delivered this sermon repeatedly throughout his career, adding sections as he gained experience through the Civil Rights movement and his global travels.
Famous moments include "the arc of the moral universe bends toward freedom."

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Roe vs. Wade: The 40th Anniversary January 31, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts, on the 40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, we present the award winning program from Pacifica Radio Archives that takes a look at abortion since the founding of the United States through the landmark Roe vs Wade Supreme Court Decision in 1973 to the aftermath.
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THE ART OF POLITICAL SONG WITH DAVID ROVICS January 24, 2013 | 12:00 pm

This edition of Sprouts, Radio Curious explores the art of political song with songwriter-troubadour David Rovics, who discusses how he creates his songs, some of which he'll sing, and what he hopes they will achieve.
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What’s Ahead in 2013? January 17, 2013 | 12:00 pm

The Producers of the nationally syndicated program, Business Matters, welcome in the new year by asking three experts about the biggest ideas for 2013 (Click Read More for more details)
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Healing Through Prayer January 10, 2013 | 12:00 pm

In this edition of Sprouts, Radio Curious explores the idea of prayer, what is it, how is it done, and what good does it do, with guest, Rabbi Naomi Levy, author of "To Begin Again, the Journey Toward Comfort Strength and Faith in Difficult Times."
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Turn Here, Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works January 3, 2013 | 12:00 pm

n Turn Here, Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works, Atina Diffley shares the story of the Gardens of Eagan and Atina's personal story of learning female empowerment, organic farming, and successfully taking on an oil pipeline owned by the infamous Koch Brothers. Mixing vivid stories, earth-centered spirituality, and organic expertise, Atina is an organic consultant.
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This Has Happened December 27, 2012 | 12:00 pm

"This Has Happened" is a collaboration between two people joined by one event, Jeannine Chappell & David Brehmer - a horrific collision that killed Alexander Chappell, Jeannine's son and David's close friend and band mate.

We retell the story of the crash, David's rehabilitation, both of the protagonists' grieving process, and the eventual bond between the two -- with poetry and descriptions of paintings interspersed.

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Iowa History According to the Meskwaki Native Americans December 20, 2012 | 12:00 pm

On this episode of Sprouts, we hear about the Meskwaki Native American Tribe in Iowa and their history in the state and with the european settlers. The Meskwaki have a unique story. They were the one of the first tribes to be able to purchase and own land due to an unprecedented act passed by the Iowa Legislature in 1851. They also built an open and collaborative relationship with the European settlers that was atypical at the time. We hear an interview by Ursula Ruedenburg from KHOI with Jonathan Buffalo
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DIY America and Grassroots Music December 13, 2012 | 12:00 pm

In this episode of Sprouts we travel to Arizona, California and Washington to hear from people who built their own music scene themselves by creating DIY or "Do It Yourself" venues. We hear interviews of promoters as well as live music from those venues.
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The Fiscal Cliff December 6, 2012 | 12:00 pm

A spirited discussion about the politics behind resolving the Fiscal cliff. Brought to the listener by a press pool of DC based journalist.

Backed with a look at the Tea party members who lost most of their seats in recent elections.

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Extreme weather/Climate Change November 29, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Our planet is getting hit with extreme weather and natural disasters with more and more frequency. This programs includes a discussion between Greenpeace directors Kert Davies and Phil Radford.
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Farmer’s Markets & Food Stamps – a move toward equality November 22, 2012 | 12:00 pm

One man's attempt to provide high quality food to people of all incomes and the role of farmer's markets.

A conversation between Theresa Marquez from Organic Valley and chef, Michel Nischam. the son of displaced farmers.

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Chris Williamson November 15, 2012 | 12:00 pm

An interview with iconic feminist musician-songwriter Chris Williamson, one of the defining voices of American Women's music. Williamson discusses her music, spiritual path and her role in Women's Music & Consciousness.
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Food Day November 8, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Students, Farmers and community members come together to celebrate Food Day on October 24th and bring attention to issues and solutions to our current and future food system.
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Religion and Politics In America November 1, 2012 | 12:00 pm

An interview with theologian and philosopher Frank Kroncke about religion and politics in the US.
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Noam Chomsky – Economic Democracy October 25, 2012 | 12:00 pm

On October 11-14 the Economic Democracy Collaborative held a conference on Economic Democracy in Madison WI. - seeking a " clear, compelling vision of an equitable, sustainable economy that brings a high quality of life for everyone - an economy by, for, and of the people."

An interview of Noam Chomsky with Dada Maheshvarananda in anticipation of the conference, produced at WORT community radio in Madison.

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Money and Living Deliberately October 18, 2012 | 12:00 pm

This week, an interview with Santikaro - a Buddhist monk from Thailand - taking a look at the impact of our unconscious tendencies of consumption and the unspoken agreements implied by the products or services we buy.
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Greenpeace Radio on Presidential Platforms & the Environment / Update on BP Gulf Oil Damage October 4, 2012 | 12:00 pm

A Greener White House/ Revisiting the BP clean up
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I Wish I Were Krishna – Lon Milo DuQuette Folk/Rock Musician September 27, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Lon Milo DuQuette is a stunning combination of sweet music, profundity, hilarity, and love. With a career as a folk/rock musician from the precocious age of 14, through many employment variants including his 15 books and position as US Deputy Grand Master of Ordo Templi Orientis, Lon has word and song riches to pour out.
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Looking Back at Hurricane Katrina September 20, 2012 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts, we commemorate the 7th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with survivor and New Orleans Artist, Alex Santiago. He retells his experiences during the natural disaster and the aftermath.
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The Inconvenient Truth (about politics) August 23, 2012 | 12:00 pm

This week's Sprouts is a social commentary approach to discussing the 2012 presidential campaigns, outlining some of the social and cultural issues that both candidates represent. Hosted by Rock Newman and co-hosted by Clark Ray, a former employee of the Clinton administration and openly gay married man.
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Nuns on the Bus August 16, 2012 | 12:00 pm

How's this for timing? This week's Sprouts follows the Nuns on the Bus. In June of 2012 a group of Nuns traveled across the country to bring awareness to the Ryan Budget that was being pushed through congress. We join them as they stop in Ames, Iowa outside of Republican Congressman Steve King's campaign office.
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Who Bombed Judi Bari! August 9, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Sprouts brings you an interview with Earth First! activist Darryl Cherney, who with Judi Bari was car bombed in 1990 during their campaign to stop old growth logging in Northern California. Cherney recently made a documentary about the bombing called, Who Bombed Judi Bari?
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Extreme Weather – The Capitol Hill Blues August 2, 2012 | 12:00 pm

A discussion about the recent epidemic of "Extreme weather" conditions and the reaction of Right wing climate deniers.

Also a discussion about "Institutional corruption," Libor and banking scandals recently revealed, and why wealthy entities can often bypass laws.

The Capitol Hill Blues is a trans-partisan talk show covering politics, social commentary, and headline news stories.

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Occupy!!! A Readers’ Theatre July 26, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Occupy!!! a readers theater perspective: written by Mary Rudge, poet laureate of Alameda, brings together community voices and activism. Mary Rudge has captured a myriad of views about the Occupy movement performed by 25 diverse, intergenerational, Bay Area poets ages,10-80 .
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The 1st Amendment with Alexander Meikeljohn July 19, 2012 | 12:00 pm

This week on Sprouts we present a speech by Alexander Meikeljohn from 1956 on the impervious nature of the 1st Amendment protections of our Freedom of Speech.
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