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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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Iowa Caucus and the Presidential Nomination Process February 4, 2016 | 12:00 pm

As Iowa Caucuses kick off the presidential election cycle, we present an exploration of the history of the presidential nominating process that explains why we have caucuses and primaries, why Iowa caucuses, and why Iowa is "first in the nation."

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Lessons on Syria: Causes, Consequences, and Options January 28, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Dr. Stephen Zunes spoke at the University of Redlands, California on October 21, 2015, detailing the history of Syria from the 1940s to the present day, providing context to the current conflict in country, and offers some options on where to go from here.

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Presidential Issue Summit January 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm

National and local activists and organizers met in Des Moines, Iowa on January 9th in anticipation of the Iowa Caucus Night to discuss what issues are important in this election year cycle.

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Si Kahn – Songs of Growing Up in the Movement January 14, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Renowned singer song-writer and activist Si Kahn speaks about growing up Jewish and his upbringing in the culture of activism. He sings some of his songs reflecting these memories.

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Muskox: Richard Nelson’s Alaskan Miracles January 7, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Encounter the OAR of the Muskox! Host of Encounters, Richard Nelson is the public radio tour guide through Alaska’s wild lands.

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Holiday Card December 31, 2015 | 12:00 pm

On this week's edition, people tell holiday stories and memories, expressing the holiday spirit from diverse lifestyles and viewpoints.

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Portraits of Alzheimer’s December 24, 2015 | 12:00 pm

We listen to voices of people with Alzheimer's disease and their families as memory becomes erased, as well as the ways that people with this disease strive to connect, and how those who care for them reach out.

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Reports From Paris December 17, 2015 | 12:00 pm

This week, we hear voices of individuals involved with and reporting from the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The summit began November 30, and continues through December 11.

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A Navajo Elder Remembered December 10, 2015 | 12:00 pm

This week's Sprouts is a rebroadcast of a Sprouts show that remembers the life of Leonard Benally, Dine or Navajo elder from Big Mountain, Arizona.

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Conversation with Buffy Sainte-Marie December 3, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Almost 50 years after the release of her first album, It's My Way, Buffy's new album, Power in the Blood, is filled with the same fierce messages, eclecticism and passion unique to this unstoppable woman.

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