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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Poor People’s Campaign and more

“We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing‐oriented” society to a “person‐oriented” society.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.   David Hartsough, Executive Director of Peaceworkers, author of Waging Peace, and long-time nonviolent activist joins Nonviolence Radio to talk about the Poor People’s Campaign,… read more

Protection without Violence: Podcast

At the United Nations on Thursday, 24 May, the missions of Australia and Uruguay hosted a Side Event on “Sustaining Peace and Preventing Violence Through Unarmed Civilian Protection”  following an open-ended debate in the Security Council on the protection of civilians. Carmen Lauzon-Garmaytan, an unarmed civilian protector from Mindanao, Yasmin Maydhane who protects civilians in South… read more

Roots of Resistance: Podcast

What happens when we imagine and tell stories about nonviolent movements? We are more likely to make them a reality! Novelist, activist, trainer, Rivera Sun, joins us to talk about her latest novel, The Roots of Resistance, and the power of nonviolence in all of its constructive and obstructive creativity. Stay on for a dose of Nonviolence… read more

An Affirmation of Peace: Podcast

April 4th, 2018 marked the 50th year since Dr. King’s assassination and so we review some material from interviews we did with Dr. Clayborne Carson, Executive Director of the MLK Research Institute at Stanford, at his home in Palo Alto, about King’s nonviolence and who he was. In part two, we bring back our interview… read more

We are the leaders we need: podcast

“We are the leaders we have been waiting for.” -Lamisa Mustafa We pass the mic of Nonviolence Radio this week to Lamisa Mustafa and Candice Fudzie, of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, to discuss the growing youth movement to challenge the culture of gun violence in America. Candice is on the organizing committee for March for… read more

Youth Organizing and Nonviolent Power

Joe Worthy is a National Organizer with the Children’s Defense Fund, an organization, which is, among other things, committed to helping youth strategize and win nonviolent campaigns, affirming that their voices and lives matter. If you are organizing in the youth community or in your school, Joe wants to be in touch. Find out more… read more

Nonviolence Tips for HS Students

In this week’s episode of Nonviolence Radio we review key dynamics and principles of nonviolence for those participating in #NeverAgain, #March4OurLives and for those supporting the US high school student movement to end gun violence. In part two of the show, we review news, resources, and events of nonviolence happening all around our beautiful world.  … read more