Nonviolence Radio

The Beat of an Unstoppable Movement

PPR graphic_Aug2016

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.

Nonviolence 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.

Community Broadcasters:

Seeking fresh programming for your highly engaged audiences? We can provide you with audio files that include Nonviolence Radio intros and outros for your station. You can also access our show files at AudioPort.org. Contact us for more show info.


Show Archives

Access our show archives below and find podcasts at iTunes, on Alexa, Spotify, Stitcher, and Audioport.

building bridges and belonging

On this episode of Nonviolence Radio we share a timely talk on building bridges from john a. powell, director of UC Berkeley’s Otherness and Belonging Institute (formerly: Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society) from the 2019 Otherness and Belonging conference. Introducing him is Tony Iton from the California Endowment.  Michael Nagler, UC Berkeley… read more

The Poor People’s Campaign

The Poor People’s Campaign is a “national call for a moral revival.” Learn more about their work, their co-founder, Reverend William Barber, and the upcoming digital March on Washington on this show. Included in this show is the Nonviolence Report with Michael Nagler.  https://www.buzzsprout.com/270626/4228991-the-poor-people-s-campaign.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |… read more

Kazu Haga on the everyday duty to practice nonviolence

Often when we think about nonviolence, we think of practical strategies and techniques: How does one organize an effective sit-in or march? What is the appropriate language to use when addressing someone with whom we are in conflict? And indeed, understanding — and practicing! — these tactics are essential. However, nonviolence goes much deeper than… read more

Paul K. Chappell on Nonviolence and Peace Literacy

This week’s episode of Nonviolence Radio brings Paul K. Chappell in conversation with Michael and Stephanie. Paul is now the Peace Literacy Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and the author of the “Road to Peace” book series, but as a West Point graduate and a veteran of the war in Iraq, he is… read more

Are we done fighting?

The work for peace begins when we are ready to try another way of resolving our problems. Matthew Legge, Peace Program Coordinator for the Canadian Friends Service Committee talks about his findings in his new book, ‘Are We Done Fighting?: Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division’. https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/nonviolence-radio_2020-02-14_09-00-00.v1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |… read more