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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Then Dandelion Insurrection: talking nonviolence with Rivera Sun

Rivera Sun lives in an earthship in the high desert of New Mexico. She gets up before dawn (and the lizards) and starts her day by drinking pu’erh tea and baking bread in her outdoor adobe clay oven. Rivera has written eight theatrical plays, published two books of inspirational poetry, two breathtaking novels, and written/performed… read more

From Guns to Gardening: Stopping the Illegal Arms Trade–an interview

  Credit: World Policy Journal/Pedro Reyes. All rights reserved. ** Marguerite Ward is a New York based journalist and editorial assistant for World Policy Journal. Listen to her discuss her recent article, From Guns to Gardening: Stopping the Illegal Arms Trade, on Peace Paradigm Radio. Click here to listen or click the grey arrow below… read more

PPR Weekly Resistance Report, December 13, 2013

  Our friends at join us on Peace Paradigm Radio  with the Resistance Report: news, views and activisms happening all around the world– a Metta Center Exclusive! For more information, please visit Enjoy the segment! (Click here to listen or else click on the grey arrow below) [audio:] To listen to the entire show for… read more

Nonviolence in the News: 2nd Week of December ’13

This week on nonviolence in the news with Michael Nagler, a feature of Peace Paradigm Radio: Click here to listen (or right click link in order to download it). Or, click directly on the grey arrow below to listen on this page. [audio:] Please help us share the message of nonviolence by sharing this segment.… read more

December 13-13 Full Show

Nonviolence is not passivity or inaction. It is active, courageous, and requires skill and strategy. Intrigued? Join us for another episode of Peace Paradigm Radio for all the nonviolence that’s not fit to print, including nonviolence in the news, a resistance report, and a conversation with author of the Dandelion Insurrection, Rivera Sun.   To… read more

Nonviolence for the Holiday Season–Nov 29

A great show to prepare you for the holiday season. We have Michael Nagler in the Nonviolence News corner for a great analysis of news from a nonviolence angle, some inspiration from Eknath Easwaran’s book, Patience, and joining us in the studio is Miki Kashtan, co-founder of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication to talk about the nonviolence behind… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio November 15– Full Show

We have an entertaining show for you today. We will get our Resistance Report from our friends over at Popular; then, we’ll listen to an EXCLUSIVE interview with musician and activist Eve SILBER, who was gracious enough not only to talk to us, but to share some of her movement songs, and even a… read more

Nonviolence in the News for November 15: Guest John Lindsay-Poland of FOR

    In this segment of Peace Paradigm Radio for November 15, 2013, Michael Nagler gives some analysis on the worldwide nonviolence movement with some interesting emerging examples of nonviolence in action. Joining him in the studio is John Lindsay-Poland, research director and southwestern regional coordinator of the interfaith pacifist organization Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR)… read more