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 89.9 Bolinas, CA. (Airing also on KOWS, KPCA, KCBP and more). Find us on Audioport for Pacifica stations.

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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NV Radio: 18 Year Old Running for School Board

(Image from Gandhi Searches for Truth: A Practical Biography for Children, of Gandhi experiencing a restorative moment with the Lancashire Mill Workers…) In this episode, we interview Lyndsey Burcina, restorative practitioner and the youngest candidate ever running for the Santa Rosa School Board at just 18 years old about her background and interests in taking on this… read more

Leadership & Nonviolence

Leadership is a practice much more than a static role. On this show, we explore nonviolent leadership from a few angles, including vision, qualities to develop, and their practical application. We’re joined in studio by Metta Center volunteer, Derek Douglas-Hecker.   https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/nonviolence-radio_2018-08-03_13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS… read more

“Gandhi and Environmental Movement”

  After reading Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule), Raghav Kaushik was inspired to reflect critically on Gandhi’s views for potential pitfalls and insights for enviornmental movements. He invites us to join him in his critical anaylsis of systemic transformation. Listen below or subscribe to us on iTunes.   https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/nonviolence-radio_2018-07-20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |… read more

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