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Nonviolence news, humor and the meaning of life

“Nonviolence is the greatest power at the disposal of humankind.” M.K. Gandhi   subscribe to our itunes podcast here In this week’s Peace Paradigm Radio, you will get your regular, delicious dose of nonviolence in the news with Michael Nagler to start you off. Then, we dip into the discussion of the power of humor–what… read more

The limits of non-cooperation as a strategy for social change

Civil disobedience is vital, but it is insufficient to transform society. A new science of cooperation illuminates the path ahead. Vukovar, October 1991. Credit: All rights reserved. When the Croatian town of Vukovar was taken over by the Serbian Army in 1991 after 90 days of bombing, Alexander Jevtić, a Serb who had made the town his… read more

Occupy Evolution! (on the Meaning of Life Seminar)

 Nonviolence and the Meaning of Life Seminar On Saturday, February 22, 2014, a small group assembled in the Metta Center’s office in Petaluma to support us as we created video for Michael Nagler’s “Nonviolence and the Meaning of Life” Seminar (soon to be available on the web in our Self-Study section, as well as integrated into… read more

Students United for Restorative Justice (Feb 21–Full Show)

All the nonviolence that’s not fit to print… Want to listen to us on iTunes? Subscribe to our iTunes Podcast here! *********************************************************************************** Full Show Listen Here or click on the grey arrow below. Peace Paradigm Radio features a news segment on nonviolence in the news and this week’s is particularly interesting as our news anchor, Michael Nagler,… read more

Your show for the week of February 7!

  Peace Paradigm Radio:  All the nonviolence that’s not fit to print.   In this week’s episode, we explore some interesting nonviolence in the news with updates from activists nationwide. Michael is surprised by an electronic “Flashmob” from Sonoma County’s 1 Billion Rising Campaign organizer, Ronda Black, who talks to us about the Vagina Monologues, 1 Billion… read more

The “Hope” Blog: February 6, 2014

The “hope” blog is a monthly overview of what emerged at our monthly hope tank discussion. Enjoy!  Members in discussion: Mica, Peijman, Jill, Stephanie and Michael. We were able to start hope tank on a positive note, working on a “love letter” to the NSA for Rivera Sun’s radio program. We wanted to start this… read more

Looking for Qualified People for Nonviolent Peaceforce

Here is a message that deserves a cheer: a major peace organization is hiring! About the Nonviolent Peaceforce: Mission The mission of Nonviolent Peaceforce is to promote, develop and implement unarmed civilian peacekeeping as a tool for reducing violence and protecting civilians in situations of violent conflict. Vision We envision a world in which large-scale unarmed civilian… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio

  We are constantly being astonished at the amazing discoveries in the field of violence. But I maintain that far more undreamt-of and seemingly impossible discoveries will be made in the field of nonviolence. —Gandhi     In a growingly militarized and violent society, the nonviolent response is often conspicuous by its absence in our… read more

Full Show- January 24, 2014

Peace Paradigm Radio is always ready with inspiration, nonviolence in the news and meaningful conversations with people putting nonviolence principles into practice. This week includes a short talk with local Alternatives to Violence Project Trainer Sharon Beckman, followed by nonviolence in the news with Michael Nagler. Later in the show we talk with Kit Miller of the MK Gandhi Institute in Rochester,… read more

Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb–January 10, 2014

Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, author of  Trail Guide to the Torah of Nonviolence and She Who Dwells Within: A Feminist Vision of Renewed Judaism, is co-coordinator of the Shomer Shalom Network for Jewish Nonviolence. As of 2014, Lynn will enter her 42nd year in rabbinic service. Lynn is a storyteller, author, and peace activist who has received several human… read more