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 1:00 pm PST, broadcasting live from community radio station KWMR, at 90.5 Point Reyes and 89.9 Bolinas, CA.

Nonviolence Radio (formerly Peace Paradigm 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. Like the Facebook page.

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The Muslim Next Door – Podcast

What is it like to be Muslim in the United States? Today our guest is Sumbul Ali-Karamali, author of The Muslim Next Door: The Qur’an, the Media, and That Veil Thing and Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam, books written to help non-muslim adults and youth understand Islam. She and Stephanie Van Hook discuss what… read more

The Monsters Within – Podcast

Don’t miss this special Halloween episode of Peace Paradigm Radio. Stephanie tells a scary monster story and then Michael Nagler joins her to answer questions about where monsters come from and how to overcome them. What is fear and where does it come from? We will also hear some real life scary stories and how… read more

Deepening our Understanding of Gandhi – Podcast

Mike Heller joins Peace Paradigm Radio this week to help us deepen our understanding of Gandhi and his life. Heller is co-coordinator of Peace and Justice Studies at Roanoke College and co-editor of the book Mohandas K. Gandhi: The Last Eighteen Years. After a discussing Mike Heller’s journey from military to quakers, Michael Nagler, Stephanie Van… read more

The Philosophy and Activism of Gandhi – Podcast

Happy 147th birthday, Mahatma Gandhi! Dr. Veena Howard, author of Gandhi’s Ascetic Activism: Renunciation and Social Action, among other works, and assistant professor of Religious Studies at California State University, Fresno, joins us to celebrate Gandhi’s birthday. Who was Gandhi? We speak about Gandhi’s philosophies, experiments, and activism in depth. How does renunciation, including brahmacharya (celibacy vow)… read more

Taking a Stand at Standing Rock – Podcast

Chief Phil Lane joins Peace Paradigm Radio for an amazing interview about the history, significance, and current events at Standing Rock, and the construction of the Dakota Access Pipe Line. Chief Lane is a member of the Ihanktonwan Dakota and Chickasaw Nations, and is the founder of the Four Worlds International Institute. What is so… read more

Making the World Safer – Podcast

In a world full of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy, how can we be more safe? Joining our hosts Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook is the amazing Alice Slater, the New York Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. She also serves on the Coordinating Committee of World Beyond War. Did you know that the… 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

From the RNC to the DNC and BEYOND – Podcast

This week on Peace Paradigm Radio we delve into the realm of US national politics. First we speak with Elliott Adams, of Meta Peace Team, about his trip to the RNC. Conflict is normal and even healthy, but violence is not. Hear Elliott tell us why he was at the RNC (Republican National Convention) and… read more