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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PPR Weekly Resistance Report Nov. 15,

  Our friends at have started a new segment on Peace Paradigm Radio called the Resistance Report with 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:] “I… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, November 1, 2013: Nonviolence in the News, various activism updates and inspiration

How is nonviolence being put to the test to challenge some of the toughest issues out there?  In today’s show, Michael and Stephanie are joined by Metta friends Anna Leinberger and Russ Faurbrauc in the studio. Michael talks with two dedicated activists, Elliott Adams and Sherri Maurin from about the need to close down… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, October 18, 2013: Nonviolent Peaceforce as well as Immigration Justice and Reform

Stephanie and Michael just return from their trip to India and are glad to be back at KWMR for Peace Paradigm Radio. In this show, they share a nonviolence in history segment (a collaboration), and talk via phone with Gilda Bettencourt from the Nonviolent Peaceforce. In the second half,  they welcome to the show… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, September 20, Moral Mondays and Nonviolent Leadership

Get your dose of nonviolence inspiration for this week! Join Michael Nagler as he explores this week’s nonviolence in the news. Stephanie Van Hook shares a new segment on nonviolence in history, a collaboration between PPR, Metta Center and Lokashakti, and Russ Faur-Brauc meets President Obama in the Oval Office to talk to him about… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, September 6: building a movement to end all war

In this show, the team at the Metta Center is joined by Shreshta Singh for Daily Inspiration; Inotowok Mominguarpok for “around the movement news” (this week about Pelican Bay State Prison); and Michael Nagler explores nonviolence in the news with an emphasis on the Syrian crisis as well as an interview with  Nicholas Sismil about… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, August 23: Dr. King and the March on Washington

In this show, the team at the Metta Center explores nonviolence for daily living, events around the nonviolence movement, and nonviolence in the news. The second portion of the show is an interview with Dr. Clayborne Carson about the historic significance of the 1963 March on Washington. Listen to PPR for August 23, 2013 by  clicking… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, August 9: Transforming Feminist Practice

In this show, Stephanie  talks with Dr. Leela Fernandes about some of the themes in her provocative book, Transforming Feminist Practice: Nonviolence, Social Justice and the Possibilities of a Spiritualized Feminism. In her book Dr. Fernandes calls social justice movements, “sacred endeavors,” and offers a thoughtful and thought-provoking exploration of the promise of a spiritualized view… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, July 26: Trans-Pacific Partnership and Popular Resistance

  In this show Stephanie and Michael talk with Margaret Flowers, MD and Kevin Zeese, JD. In the first half of the show, they discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership and explore what we can do to stop it using nonviolence. The second half of the show is dedicated to exploring the work of, a nonviolent… read more