Nonviolence Radio

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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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Big Questions, Big Answers about NV

In this episode, we explore some big questions and big answers about nonviolence and human existence (!) as we dive into some powerful and imporant instances of nonviolence in the news. Podcast below. https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/nonviolence-radio_2018-07-06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS… read more

Paradox of Repression

Repression tactics often backfire. Nonviolent actors can learn from this dynamic to strengthen their strategy for action. Lee Smithey, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College, joins Nonviolence Radio to discuss the concept behind his latest book, co-edited with Lester Kurtz, The Paradox of Repression. More on the Paradox of Repression at… read more

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