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 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.

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Show Archives

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Sudan & Supporting Nonviolence (NV Radio)

Following breaking news of recent nonviolent victories in Sudan, we speak with nonviolent conflict analyst Stephen Zunes, and Sudanese activists Mubarak ElAmin and Bakri Ali. https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/nonviolence-radio_2019-04-12FINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS… read more

Why Does News Matter? Guest: Rivera Sun

Rivera Sun, author, activist, and editor of Nonviolence News, joins us to talk about the power and potential of sharing nonviolence news stories from around the world and gives insight into how we can all get involved in sharing the good news! In part two of the show, Michael Nagler offers his in-depth feature The… read more

Conflict Res. Traditions from the PNW (Radio)

In this episode, we start with the Nonviolence Report (News and Analysis). We’re joined by artists and conflict resolution specialists, Zann and Craig Jacobrown. They’ve brought along their workbook, “The Ancient Art of Conflict Resolution,” which draws inspiration from activities/practices/belief systems of the indigenous cultures of the Pacific Northwest’s conflict resolution teachings. https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/nonviolence-radio_2019-03-15FINAL-1.mp3Podcast: Play in… read more

Community Justice AND Restorative Justice

“We have to repair harm between individuals as well as repair harm in community.” We’re joined by Michael Gilbert, Executive Director of the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice as we explore the dynamics and meaning of community justice. Followed by your fresh take of Nonviolence in the News with Michael Nagler. https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/nonviolence-radio_2019-03-01_09final.mp3Podcast: Play… read more

Love in a Time of Violence/Nonviolence

The show where we talk about nonviolence and love. Is it enough to say you are for LOVE if you hate others? Doesn’t LOVE motivate acts of violence? How do we understand this? Plus NV in the News!!  https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/nonviolence-radio_2019-02-15_09-00B.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS… read more

Meditation and Nonviolence: Why and How

A Frequently Asked Question about nonviolence is about meditation: why do we promote it as practitioners of nonviolence and how do you do it? Part II of the show is our Nonviolence in the News round-up for the first week of February 2019, covering resources, events, and stories.  https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/nonviolence-radio_2019-02-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple… read more

Nonviolence Radio Jan 18 2019

We’re joined by Diana Curtin, CEO of Community Matters, an incredible organization with a lot of heart and wide reach, answering the question: how do we build a culture of nonviolence within schools? Curtin highlights their expanding program: Safe School Ambassadors; and draws on a positive understanding of human nature. On the second half of… read more