Thursday at 12:00 pm

Sprouts

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.

Upcoming episodes

Myths & Misinformation of Wildland Fires December 13, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Learn about what happens in a post fire habitat, why fire is an ecological treasure, not a disaster, how significantly climate change will impact wildfires, and why both politicians and the United States Forest Service have a vested interest in spreading misinformation when it comes to forest management.


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Recent episodes

Rising Green from the Ashes: Wildfire Victims Rebuild Zero Carbon Homes December 6, 2018 | 12:00 pm

A program in northern California is helping victims of last year's wildfires rebuild zero carbon homes. We explore one family's experience, how the program works, zero carbon homes, and how they save money while helping the planet.


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Transgender Youth Transitioning, Part 2 of 2 November 29, 2018 | 12:00 pm

What options are available to transgender youth? Are there benefits to starting transition early? Are there disadvantages? And what kinds of considerations go into making these decisions?


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Transgender Youth Transitioning November 22, 2018 | 12:00 pm

On this edition of OutCasting on Sprouts, we consider transgender youth who want to start medical transition at a relatively early age. Of course, parents often worry that their children may be too young to know what they really want, that medical transition may include surgery and other medical treatments that can be difficult or impossible to undo. So what's the best answer? What options are available to transgender youth? Are there benefits to starting transition early? Are there disadvantages? And what kinds of considerations go into making these decisions?


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Kitt Doucette – From the Frontlines of the Plastic Bag Wars November 15, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Sea Change Radio host Alex Wise speaks with Kitt Doucette, a journalist for Rolling Stone who recently wrote about this war over plastic bags.


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Creech Air Force Base Drone Assassination Protest November 8, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Mauro Oliveira from KFOI 530 Podcast Show interviews Ray McGovern, Tobe Blome, Gigi Winters and Michael Kerr at Creech Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas, Nevada about US military drone assassinations.


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LGBTQ Women in AIDS Activism – Part 2 November 1, 2018 | 12:00 pm

During the years at the height of the AIDS epidemic, journalist and activist Ann Northrup was active in New York's ACT UP -- the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power -- an influential group that countered public indifference and worked to spur the government into action. Part 2 of 2.


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LGBTQ Women and AIDS Activism – Part 1 October 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Youth participant Lauren begins a two-part conversation with Ann Northrop, a longtime journalist and activist. During the years at the height of the epidemic, she was active in New York's ACT UP - the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power - an influential group that countered public indifference and worked to spur the government into action.


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Food Sovereignty at Wounded Knee October 18, 2018 | 12:00 pm

For thousands of years, Native Americans thrived in self-sustaining communities. Now, many have to make do with whatever food and basic goods can be hauled in by truck.


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Willard Uphaus, Louis Wyman, and Civil Liberties in the McCarthy Era – Part Two October 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm

In this second of two parts, Dr. Sanders expands the discussion to the tension between liberty and national security, and the motivations of personal and political power on the part of the major players.


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Willard Uphaus, Louis Wyman, and Civil Liberties in the McCarthy Era Part One October 4, 2018 | 12:00 pm

We'll hear a historical survey, in two parts, of what happened back in the McCarthy era of the 1950s in New Hampshire, when the state attorney general took up the challenge to root out alleged Communists in the state.


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