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.
Time to Learn: Looking Back at VietNam May 28, 2015 | 12:00 pm
TIME TO LEARN Vietnam Voices. Produced by Ginger Perry and Sam Fuqua, it features Ginger sharing stories about her brother Stephen Tucker Perry who was killed in the Vietnam war. We also hear from Tim and Molly O’Brien whose brother was also killed in the Vietnam war.
Left Forum: Global Resistance Movements May 21, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Brooklyn-based independent journalist Peter Rugh spoke to some of the people who will be taking part in Left Forum this year, as well as those who make the Forum possible, including activists and intellectuals from ongoing resistance movements.
Chilling Adventures of Dr. Margee Kerr May 14, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Dr. Margee Kerr is a small town gal who grew up to become known as a “Sociologist Who Studies Fear” after she started working in the haunted house industry in 2008. Margee has gone on several adventures throughout her study of fear and she takes a moment to share some of those experiences with us. One of the most notable life threatening adventures she has gone on includes a walk around the edge of the CN Tower located in Ontario, Canada which is recorded at 1,168 feet above ground.
Climate Change and Indigenous Alaskans April 30, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Journalist, Elizabeth Arnold, goes to the far reaches of Alaska to a village with one of the smallest carbon foot prints in the United States but feels the impacts of global warming most dramatically. Indigenous Alaskans are losing their town to coastal erosion.
Transgender issues in sports April 16, 2015 | 12:00 pm
An interview with Chris Mosier, a transgender triathlete, inducted in the summer of 2014 into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame and named as one of The Advocate’s “40 Under 40″ in the fall of 2014. Chris talks about his transgender identity and about issues that trans people face in sports.
The Struggle to Save Che Cafe April 2, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Founded in 1980, the Che Cafe located on the UCSD campus has politicized thousands, and has become internationally recognized as an historic space for art and culture. The current administration has issued an order to evict, putting this historic institution of the left under threat.
Ethel Payne, The First Lady of the Black Press March 26, 2015 | 12:00 pm
Journalist Ethel L. Payne, the "First Lady of the Black Press", is one of the most significant, yet least known figures of the Civil Rights era. This program contains portions of a 1980 interview by Askia Muhammad with Ethel Payne and a 2015 interview with James Morris.