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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Peace Paradigm Radio, June 28: Barrios Unidos

“Barrios Unidos follows in the positive spiritual traditions of Gandhi, Dr. King, César, and Malcolm following his pilgrimage to Mecca. The story and example of Barrios Unidos is an inspiration to everyone in the movement.” —Harry Belafonte   Listen to PPR for June 28, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, June 14: Fasting in Solidarity with Gitmo Prisoners

“We are not worth more. They are not worth less.” –S. Brian Willson This interview was recorded at KWMR Point Reyes. PPR airs every other Friday on KWMR community radio at 1 pm.  Listen to PPR for June 14, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey arrow. (If you right click… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, May 31: the human image and “new story”

  “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”M.K. Gandhi Listen to PPR for May 31, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey arrow. (If you right click on the link you… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, May 17: Spirit and Revolution

 To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world. -Rudolf Steiner Listen to PPR for May 17, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey arrow. (If you right click on the link you can download the talk to your… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, May 3: Meta Peace Team

 A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. –Mahatma Gandhi Listen to PPR for May 3, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey arrow. (If you right click on the link you can download the talk to your computer… read more

PPR April 19, 2013, International Unarmed Peacekeeping

  Listen to PPR for April 19 by clicking the link below.  Peace Paradigm Radio 4-19-2013 [audio:http://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/peace_paradigm_2013-04-192.mp3] Nonviolence in the News with Michael Nagler: Dr. Nagler shares some otherwise hidden nonviolence history past and in the making. He also addresses the Boston bombings through the lens of “common security,” and analyzes the concept of nonviolent… read more

George Houser & Civil Rights–Podcast

We were honored to interview the legendary nonviolence activist George Houser on Peace Paradigm Radio (PPR) from his home at Friend’s House, Santa Rosa, California. He describes his long career in nonviolence activism, offers tips and strategic ways of thinking about our commitment to nonviolent struggles, and gives insight into history-in-the-making. Don’t miss this interview!… read more

PPR March 22, 2013: Nonviolence, a lifelong commitment

Listen to the show by clicking the link below. PPR March 22, 2013 Nonviolence in the news 3-22-2013 Michael Nagler discusses the nonviolence movement in and outside of Syria. For the listener’s reference: A Special Report on the Syrian Uprising to date just released by Friends for a Nonviolent World.    Our guest for this show is Lorin… read more