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Nonviolence Radio is hosted by Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler of Metta Center for Nonviolence, a nonprofit based in Petaluma, CA. Tune in every other week for news about nonviolence culture and movements around the world. The show also features inspiring interviews with nonviolence practitioners, activists and movement-builders. Peace Paradigm Radio airs every other Friday at 1pm PST on community radio station KWMR, at 90.5 in Point Reyes and at 89.9 in Bolinas, CA.
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Nonviolence in the News – October 16, 2017
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Click here to listen to Nonviolence in the News, recorded October 16th, 2017, or use the controls at the bottom of the page. If you are looking for nonviolence radio, click here. “I refuse to accept the journalistic cliche of ‘meaningless violence’. I refuse to believe that there are no answers to the cheapening of life and the rise of violence against it. If we have no answers to such a basic matter as why we can’t live in peace with one another, often can’t go on living at all, maybe we’re asking the wrong questions.” ~Michael Nagler, The Search for a Nonviolent Future. Resources. With an emphasis on “Leadership”, Resistance School just launched its first session for the year with well-known activist Marshall Ganz, a veteran of the United Farm Workers Movement and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Professor Ganz spoke about Public Narrative, commonly described as framing, enables the empathetic experience to link leaders with participants, participants with each other, and both with broader public values at stake. Their motto: “Practical skills to reclaim, rebuild and reimagine America.” I would have put “reimagine” first, but otherwise this is superb. Meanwhile, here in the West, Resistance School @ Berkeley is taking shape: This semester will focus on effective communications. The first session, Transforming Resistance into a Social Movement, goes live via Facebook on Thursday, October 5 at 3pm PT/6pm ET and will feature renowned organizer Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley. The lesson dives into the goals, activities, and skills that organizers should consider in growing their individual organizing efforts into cross-community social movement for lasting social and political change. Other trainings they will mount this semester include: Cross-Cutting Messaging in a Tough Political Environment with Robert Reich, Former Secretary of Labor and Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley (Thursday, October 19 at 3pm PT/6pm ET) Shifting Public Opinion Through Strategic Messaging and Metaphors with Anat Shenker-Osorio, Principle of ASO Communications (Thursday, November 2 at 3pm PT/6pm ET). Communicating About Race in Politics and Organizing with Ian Haney López: Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at the University of
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