Posts by Metta Center

2021 Certificate Program

“Nonviolence is the bridge between spiritual practice and social change.” ~Michael Nagler, Metta Center founder We are opening registration for our online 2021 Certificate Program in Nonviolence Studies. This year’s program will be co-taught by Michael Nagler, PhD (UC Berkeley) and Safoora Arbab, PhD (UCLA). Who is this for? This program is open to anyone… read more

Nonviolence Radio April 9, 2021

00:00 Nonviolence Radio – Hollaback! 08:59 Five D’s of Bystander Intervention 33:20 Trainings. Webinar with Michael Beer at ICNC. NV Tactics Social Media and More Tool Kit Nonviolent Tactics Database Submissions Webinar at James Lawson Institute Michael Beer – Civil Resistance Tactics of the 21st Century Gene Sharp’s 198 Methods 36:27 “Restless as Mercury” 38:04… read more

Nonviolence Manual In Burmese

Myanmar has been a recurring scene of repression and resistance, and today’s resistance is probably more organized, more courageous — and more costly than ever. This little booklet is offered in the spirit of solidarity and support to the people standing up to the military in the face of severe repression. It contains basics about… read more

Nonviolence Report April 02, 2021

00:38 Jain Studies — Teaching Peace 01:20 Greta Zarro – Organizing 101 01:53 Anniversary of “Breaking Silence” 02:29 Kazu Haga – Fierce Vulnerability 03:49 Michael Beer – Civil Resistance Tactics of the 21st Century 05:00 BLM in Birmingham 06:36 Annova LNG 07:24 Herring Protectors 08:24 Canadian fighter jet protests 09:58 Myanmar 11:43 Tulsa Massacre of… read more

Tips for Bystander Intervention

This week, Nonviolence Radio welcomes Mary Hanna from Meta Peace Team, an organization that has for 28 years been dedicated to using nonviolence to de-escalate conflict, both in our everyday lives and in larger political situations. In speaking to Stephainie and Michael, Mary focuses on the remarkable power of Bystander Intervention and the creativity involved… read more

Nonviolence Report March 17, 2021

In this episode: Zero Emissions Economy Saferworld Public pressure on utility companies Protests in Haiti Military coup in Myanmar Skills Practice Hour Third Harmony Peace and Popcorn ICNC Webinar with Michael Beer Pace e Bene trainings Department of Peace A Business Plan for Peace GNAD makeover Sakae Kato https://www.buzzsprout.com/270626/8161317-nonviolence-report-with-michael-nagler-march-17-2021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:… read more

Security Without Violence

Music by Nimo Patel This week Nonviolence Radio revisits a 2018 interview with Yasmin Maydhane and Carmen Lauzon from Nonviolent Peaceforce, an organization dedicated to effective nonviolent conflict resolution. Yasmin and Carmen talk about their work doing unarmed civilian protection in South Sudan and the Philippines, respectively. They share inspiring stories about the power of… read more

Nonviolence Report March 05, 2021

The Nonviolence Report with Michael Nagler for March  5th, 2021.In this Episode — 01:01     Digital savviness 01:48     DC Peace Team Capitol Report 02:27     Meta Peace Team going to Israel-Palestine 04:47     Basic Training for UCP 05:09     Peace and Justice Studies Association https://www.gppac.net/improving-practice-webinar-series 06:25     Nonviolence International webinar 08:21     Myanmar protestors killed 09:47     Principled Nonviolence 10:08     Obstructive program… read more