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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From Hate to Healing: Arno’s Transformation

In this episode of Nonviolence Radio, we broadcast a talk by Arno Michaelis from Shomerei Torah, a synagogue in Santa Rosa, California. Arno describes his personal journey beginning with his involvement in white supremacist hate groups to how he managed to turn his life around, and how others like him are capable of doing the… read more

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