Nonviolence Radio

The Beat of an Unstoppable Movement

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NEW: Peace Paradigm Radio is now called Nonviolence Radio.

Hosted by the Metta Center's Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler, our bi-weekly show airs every other Friday at 1 pm PST, broadcasting live from community radio station KWMR, at 90.5 Point Reyes and 89.9 Bolinas, CA.

Nonviolence Radio is a 60-minute program featuring news about nonviolence culture and movements around the world. The show also includes inspiring interviews with nonviolence practitioners, activists and movement-builders. Like the show's Facebook page.
 

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Spiritual Activism and the Kirtan Movement – podcast

This week’s not-to-miss show features guest Acharya Mangalanda, a Kirtan singer and disciple of Sri Anandamayi Ma. What is Kirtan Music and what does it have to do with Nonviolence? How is it that by focusing on our inner life we affect the outer world and vice versa? Tune in to hear discussions on these questions and… read more

Nonviolence, the Holy Land, and Beyond – Podcast

This episode begins with Nonviolence in the News, your source for resources, news, and analysis that the mainstream media just doesn’t understand. Next, Michael and Stephanie play a recent interview conducted with Ali Abul Awwad, founder of Taghyeer (‘Change’), the Palestinian National Nonviolence Movement dedicated to development needs and opening a path to resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. He… read more

Finding Truth – Podcast

  In this episode we talk with Dr. Cynthia Boaz, expert in nonviolent struggle and media talks about strategies and tools for nonviolent action in a time of “fake news” and “alternative facts.” Plus: nonviolence in the news– covering new resources in the field, local and worldwide events, and all of the nonviolence that you… read more

Strategy for the win! – podcast

We welcome guests George Lakey and Monica Curca to our show. First, we turn to some key events in our ever growing world of nonviolence in Nonviolence in the News, and are joined by Monica Curca, peace builder, community organizer, and founder of the Beautiful Resistance, to talk about the Muslim ban and airport strikes. Then… read more

A Roadmap for Radicals – podcast

In this episode of Nonviolence Radio we talk with activist and writer, Jonathan Smucker, author of Hegemony: How To. A Roadmap for Radicals, about the opportunities for progressives to gain lasting political power, and some pitfalls to watch out for. And Michael Nagler joins us on his birthday–and the day of the inauguration of Donald… read more

Turning the Tables – Podcast

How is the trickster archetype playing out in society today? Who is the trickster? Is dedication to truth waning? How can we, using nonviolence, “turn the tables” on the trickster, and how can we “flip the script” in situations of conflict? This week on Nonviolence Radio, Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook have an interesting discussion… read more

On Scapegoats, Hope Tanks, and Being Muslim – Podcast

Our last show of the year is a special one, beginning with Michael Nagler and a discussion on what he calls “the ubiquitous problem of scapegoating.” What role does the scapegoat play in the human psyche and culture? How has a sacrificial system of logic affected society and its institutions? And what does it all… read more

The Way Between – Podcast

New song, new name! Our good friend, Rivera Sun, joins us for our first episode of Nonviolence Radio (previously Peace Paradigm Radio), to tell us about her new Young Adult novel The Way Between. Rivera Sun is a performance artist, radio host, activist, author of books, poetry and screenplays, and much, much more. Stephanie, Michael and Rivera… read more