Tag Archives: nonviolence in the news

Nonviolence in the News, August 4th.

  Read more on this week’s highlights and links below. Resources. Important article in Waging Nonviolence: “A Manual for a New Era of Direct Action,” by George Lakey July 28, 2017.  50 years on from his manual with Daniel Hunter!  We do have some continuity!  Why is this article so great? Every paragraph links to specific… read more

Nonviolence in the News – Podcast

Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook host this in-depth episode of Nonviolence in the News. Not only will you get the nonviolence news that the corporate media can’t seem to fathom, but also great nonviolence analysis and storytelling! What is going on with the Bernie Sanders movement? How is the movement for racial justice moving forward?… read more

Nonviolence on the House Floor – podcast

Stephanie and Michael turn a nonviolent analytical lens on the news, namely, the 25 hour sit-in staged by democrats in congress over the weekend.  How can nonviolence be used as a response to gun violence? Learn about John Lewis and hear his powerful speech from the house floor. The hosts also analyze the mainstream media’s… read more

Civil Disobedience Made Legal: Your Daily Metta Weekend Video

Nonviolence can work from any direction, including from governments. In a town in PA, civil disobedience has been made legal, protecting protestors from crackdown while defending their community from large corporations. (Read more about it here) Please add your comments below. About Daily Metta Stephanie Van Hook, the Metta Center’s executive director, launched Daily Metta… read more

Belonging and Relational Education – podcast

Explore nonviolence in the news with Michael and Stephanie, including even some analysis of violence in our news (well, from a nonviolent angle!). Then, we are joined by Lauren Dalberth Hage from Weaving Earth, an organization she co-founded in 2007 to restore relationships at all levels: within ourselves, between ourselves and with the environment. A… read more

Singing Kabīr…on Peace Paradigm Radio

At the start of this week’s show, Michael Nagler “almost” gets excited with the latest nonviolence news: divestment, Spring Rising, the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, 99Rise, anti-drone movements. Then Linda Hess—scholar, writer and a lover of Kabir—joins us to discuss Kabir’s 15th century poetry and what it has to do with nonviolence. If you aren’t already… read more

Nonviolence and Zen Buddhism

For hatred can never put an end to hatred; love alone can. This is an unalterable law. People forget that their lives will end soon. For those who remember, quarrels come to an end. -The Buddha, from Twin Verses In this episode of Peace Paradigm Radio, Michael Nagler shares his insights from his recent interview with climate… read more

Urban Shield and Militarization of Law Enforcement

 These t-shirts were sold at the Urban Shield event in Oakland, 2014. This photo, of Berkeley law enforcement in military fatigues, was taken at Urban Shield 2011. Peace Paradigm Radio looks at Urban Shield and the militarization of the law enforcement agents in the United States. We are joined by Oakland activist Nichola Torbett to… read more

Empathy, Compassion and Nonviolent Intervention – Podcast

“I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.” –Maya Angelou (Botticelli’s La primavera is set in a bitter orange grove. . .  What does this have to do with our show? Read below…) Empathy and compassion are essential to personal well-being. They are also skills we can develop that help… read more

Water Activism in Detroit, Michigan

  Michael Nagler begins this show with nonviolence in the news for the week of August 8. Then we turn to our main interview: Lake Michigan and the Great Lakes provide close to 21 percent of all of the fresh water we use throughout in the world, and yet people in Michigan are having their… read more