This week’s episode of Nonviolence Radio pays special tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on the 92nd anniversary of his birth. Michael begins by going over some nonviolence news, covering events in the US and abroad. He highlights the urgent need to listen, to see each other — whatever our different beliefs — as fellow… read more
The Beat of an Unstoppable Movement
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.
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“… the ecofeminist option is a third option. Neither extinction nor escape. We stay here on this earth and protect her. That is the work we’ve done. That’s the work that we are called to do, and that’s the revolutionary work of our times. We know the earth is living and all ancient cultures recognized… read more
Dr. Jude Currivan — cosmologist, futurist, planetary healer and author of the new book, The Cosmic Hologram — is this week’s guest on Nonviolence Radio, and she ‘illuminates’ for listeners (and readers) a new perspective from which to understand the cosmos. This perspective captures the essential unity that permeates every level of existence, from the… read more
In the news – https://sojo.net/articles/stop-rumors-stop-violence-how-unarmed-protectors-keep-us-safe https://popularresistance.org/houseless-camp-its-a-sovereign-place/ https://www.ecowatch.com/key-west-bans-large-ships-2648990816.html https://www.smartcitiesdive.com/news/mayors-unveil-60b-plan-to-support-midwest-energy-transition/589038/ https://popularresistance.org/hunger-strike-enters-third-week-at-californias-largest-prison/ https://popularresistance.org/we-wont-quit-until-we-stop-it/ https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/11/16/rap-against-dictatorship-protests-thailand/ Resources – https://choosedemocracy.us/ https://holdthelineguide.com/ https://www.peacebrigades.org/ https://paceebene.org/events/2020/12/12/soul-force-retreat Metta Update — https://tricycle.org/filmclub/the-third-harmony/ https://vimeo.com/ondemand/thethirdharmony… read more
In this episode of Nonviolence Radio, Michael Nagler interviews Mel Duncan, the co-founder and Director of Advocacy and Outreach for Nonviolent Peaceforce, a world leader in unarmed civilian protection. Mel represents Nonviolent Peaceforce at the United Nations where the group has been granted consultative status. Nonviolent Peaceforce provides direct protection to civilians caught in violent… read more
This week, Michael Nagler moves out of his seat as co-host on Nonviolence Radio to take the place of interviewee. Stephanie asks Michael about the course of his life — which could well be three or four lives! Michael was a professor of Comparative Literature and Classics at UC Berkeley and co-founded its Peace and… read more
Join the conversation: There will be a conversation with the National Coordinator of Ekta Parishad (Unity Forum), Ramesh Sharma, on Thursday, October 29th, at 6:30 AM PST followed by a Panel discussion with activists Valerie Traore Burkina Faso and SomboonChungprampree from Thailand. Register here. Talking Peace and Restorative Justice on the Rise are co-hosting an… read more
“What they’re most scared of is mass noncooperation. And when mass noncooperation is organized and strategic and targeted well, it has shown again and again that it can protect democracy and challenge authoritarianism.” – Hardy Merriman How can we defend and support our democracy, which feels so vulnerable as we head into this election? What… read more