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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.

Upcoming episodes

Part 3: Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling & Anti-LGBT Backlash September 1, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Author, journalist, and LGBTQ activist Michelangelo Signorile (pronounced "Senior-elly"), host of the Michelangelo Signorile Show, a daily talk show on Sirius-XM Progress 127 and Editor-at-Large of Huffington Post Queer Voices. His most recent book is It s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality.

This is the third and final part of a series exploring anti-LGBTQ backlash against the US Supreme Court's 2015 ruling in the case of Ogerbefell vs. Hodges. This case struck down all of the remaining state bans on same sex marriage, making marriage equality the law of the land. The case has triggered backlash against LGBTQ people.


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Recent episodes

A History of Facism August 25, 2016 | 12:00 pm

The origins and tenets of fascism and its manifestation in Italy, Germany and Spain under Mussolini, Hitler and Franco, and conditions that could lead to the re-emergence of fascism in our times.


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Part 2: Anti-LGBT Backlash Against Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling August 18, 2016 | 12:00 pm

We continue our exploration of the anti-LGBTQ backlash against the US Supreme Court's 2015 case of Ogerbefell vs. Hodges, which struck down all of the remaining state bans on same sex marriage, making marriage equality the law of the land.


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Music of the Climate Movement August 11, 2016 | 12:00 pm

What is the music or spoken-word art of the climate movement?


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Anti-LGBT Backlash Against Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling (Part 1 of 3) August 4, 2016 | 12:00 pm

In this first part of a three part series, we begin to explore the anti-LGBTQ backlash against the US Supreme Court's 2015 case of Ogerbefell vs. Hodges, which struck down all of the remaining state bans on same sex marriage, making marriage equality the law of the land. Since the case was announced just over a year ago, things haven't suddenly gotten wonderful for LGBTQ people.


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Sprouts: The Changing Face of Fatherhood in the US July 28, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Join Cyma Shapiro, the host of the contemporary lifestyle radio show, For Women Over Forty, who will look at the new face of fatherhood in the US.


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Black Rage, Black Grief from the Grassroots July 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm

The killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile last week brought a new wave of shock to the American public, and among black communities, feelings of grief and rage were mingled with a steadfast determination for change. Community radio was there to help its listeners make sense of it all.


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Stories from Tibet July 14, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Tibet Connection, a former Sprouts staple, may have ended, but problems for Tibetans continue. This week, some stories the Tibet Connection produced to spread understanding about Tibetans, during the past few years.


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House Sit-in and BREXIt July 7, 2016 | 12:00 pm

These are interesting times, as evidenced by last week's unprecedented political events: in the U.S., the sit-in by Democratic House members to demand action by Republicans on common-sense gun legislation; in Europe, the shocking vote by the U.K. to leave the European Union.


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LGBTQ Pride Month: From Stonewall to Today June 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Donald Gallagher, Radical Faerie & Cultural Icon who lives in Jersey City, NJ, describes violence he experienced as a Gay man, and Juli Grey-Owens, Transgender community activist, tells her story of growing up transgender, her self-discovery, and how this played out in her two marriages.


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Energy in California: Power from the People June 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Students from the Terrascope class of 2018 go on a trip to California to explore how electricity in California gets produced and sent to the people.


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