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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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

Meditation and Nonviolence: Why and How

A Frequently Asked Question about nonviolence is about meditation: why do we promote it as practitioners of nonviolence and how do you do it? Part II of the show is our Nonviolence in the News round-up for the first week of February 2019, covering resources, events, and stories.  https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/nonviolence-radio_2019-02-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple… read more

Nonviolence Radio Jan 18 2019

We’re joined by Diana Curtin, CEO of Community Matters, an incredible organization with a lot of heart and wide reach, answering the question: how do we build a culture of nonviolence within schools? Curtin highlights their expanding program: Safe School Ambassadors; and draws on a positive understanding of human nature. On the second half of… read more

NV Radio: Shashi Tyagi and NV News

We’re joined by Shashi Tyagi, internationally recognized rural development leader in Rajastan, India and founder of GRAVIS International. She shares stories of life as a student of Gandhi’s disciple, Vinoba Bhave, with an emphasis on her nonviolent practice in communities where she works. Plus our important segment: Nonviolence in the News with Michael Nagler, reviewing key nonviolent… read more

Nonviolence News and a Nonviolence FAQ

In this episode of Nonviolence Radio, we offer a heartening and inspiring round-up of Nonviolence in the News for the week, followed by a “crash course” (what’s the nonviolent equivalent of that?!) in our “Frequently Asked Questions” about nonviolence, a new show segment, with Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook of the Metta Center for Nonviolence.… read more

Nonviolence Now, News, and more!

We’re joined by Kit Miller, Executive Director of the MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, who catches our listeners up to speed on the Nonviolence Now! Campain. Then, a quick look at emergency preparedness and nonviolence before we turn to an in-depth look at nonviolence in the news.  https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/nonviolence-radio_2018-12-07_09-00-00.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple… read more

From India with Love

Mandar Apte, Executive Director of From India with Love, joins Nonviolence Radio to discuss his documentary film and transformative nonviolent programs for police officers. Plus a short segment of Nonviolence in the News with Michael Nagler. https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/nonviolenceradio_20181123.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS… read more