Nonviolence Radio

The Beat of an Unstoppable Movement

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Hosted by the Metta Center's Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler, Nonviolence Radio airs every other Friday at 9:00 am PST, broadcasting live from community radio station KWMR, at 90.5 Point Reyes and syndicated via the Pacifica Network, iTunes, Spotify, and beyond. Listeners tune in from around the world.

Nonviolence Radio is a 60-minute program featuring news about nonviolence culture and movements around the world. The show also includes inspiring discussions with nonviolence practitioners and movement-builders.

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Show Archives

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Peace Paradigm Radio, September 20, Moral Mondays and Nonviolent Leadership

Get your dose of nonviolence inspiration for this week! Join Michael Nagler as he explores this week’s nonviolence in the news. Stephanie Van Hook shares a new segment on nonviolence in history, a collaboration between PPR, Metta Center and Lokashakti, and Russ Faur-Brauc meets President Obama in the Oval Office to talk to him about… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, September 6: building a movement to end all war

In this show, the team at the Metta Center is joined by Shreshta Singh for Daily Inspiration; Inotowok Mominguarpok for “around the movement news” (this week about Pelican Bay State Prison); and Michael Nagler explores nonviolence in the news with an emphasis on the Syrian crisis as well as an interview with  Nicholas Sismil about… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, August 23: Dr. King and the March on Washington

In this show, the team at the Metta Center explores nonviolence for daily living, events around the nonviolence movement, and nonviolence in the news. The second portion of the show is an interview with Dr. Clayborne Carson about the historic significance of the 1963 March on Washington. Listen to PPR for August 23, 2013 by  clicking… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, August 9: Transforming Feminist Practice

In this show, Stephanie  talks with Dr. Leela Fernandes about some of the themes in her provocative book, Transforming Feminist Practice: Nonviolence, Social Justice and the Possibilities of a Spiritualized Feminism. In her book Dr. Fernandes calls social justice movements, “sacred endeavors,” and offers a thoughtful and thought-provoking exploration of the promise of a spiritualized view… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, July 26: Trans-Pacific Partnership and Popular Resistance

  In this show Stephanie and Michael talk with Margaret Flowers, MD and Kevin Zeese, JD. In the first half of the show, they discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership and explore what we can do to stop it using nonviolence. The second half of the show is dedicated to exploring the work of, a nonviolent… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, July 12: Mandela and South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” Nelson Mandela    Listen to… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, June 28: Barrios Unidos

“Barrios Unidos follows in the positive spiritual traditions of Gandhi, Dr. King, César, and Malcolm following his pilgrimage to Mecca. The story and example of Barrios Unidos is an inspiration to everyone in the movement.” —Harry Belafonte   Listen to PPR for June 28, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, June 14: Fasting in Solidarity with Gitmo Prisoners

“We are not worth more. They are not worth less.” –S. Brian Willson This interview was recorded at KWMR Point Reyes. PPR airs every other Friday on KWMR community radio at 1 pm.  Listen to PPR for June 14, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey arrow. (If you right click… read more