Category: Nonviolence Radio

A Roadmap for Radicals – podcast

In this episode of Nonviolence Radio we talk with activist and writer, Jonathan Smucker, author of Hegemony: How To. A Roadmap for Radicals, about the opportunities for progressives to gain lasting political power, and some pitfalls to watch out for. And Michael Nagler joins us on his birthday–and the day of the inauguration of Donald Trump–to highlight some recent events in nonviolence in the news.   Listen to the show here! (Or go underneath the bio box below to find ways to download this show  or listen through our player on this page…)

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Turning the Tables – Podcast

How is the trickster archetype playing out in society today? Who is the trickster? Is dedication to truth waning? How can we, using nonviolence, “turn the tables” on the trickster, and how can we “flip the script” in situations of conflict? This week on Nonviolence Radio, Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook have an interesting discussion answering these questions and more, followed by news, resources, hope, and truth in the latest episode of Nonviolence in the News. Don’t miss it! Listen to the show here! (Or go underneath the bio box below to find ways to download this show  or listen through our player on this page…)  

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On Scapegoats, Hope Tanks, and Being Muslim – Podcast

Our last show of the year is a special one, beginning with Michael Nagler and a discussion on what he calls “the ubiquitous problem of scapegoating.” What role does the scapegoat play in the human psyche and culture? How has a sacrificial system of logic affected society and its institutions? And what does it all mean for nonviolence and our current state of affairs? Ever hear of Hope Tank? Next Michael shares interviews from participants in Metta Center’s hope tank. Aren’t you a little curious about spreading hope and building community? Finally, Stephanie Van Hook present excepts from a previous interview with Sumbul Ali-Karamali, author of The Muslim Next Door, among other titles. She speaks about the experience of growing up Muslim in the United States. Listen to the show here! (Or go underneath the bio box below to find ways to download this show  or listen through our player on this page…)

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