On “The Beloved Community” we address the philosophical and spiritual foundations for non-violence, activism, political engagement and peace building. We hear voices of those who are building the Beloved Community right here in Portland. The goal is to make connections and to gain inspiration, solidarity, wisdom, and insight for your own activism.
Every second Friday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am on 90.7 KBOO
John Shuck speaks with professor emeritus Fred Provenza of Utah State
University about nutrition, our bodies, the falsness of factory farming and
the nutrition industry, and the importance of love on this unique journey to
Earth. His book is called Nourishment: What Anim...
As of Tuesday, December 11th, the Senate is poised to vote on ending US
support of the war on Yemen. According to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders:
"Tomorrow, I will move to proceed to S.J. Res. 54, the resolution I have
offered with Senators Lee and Murphy to end U.S. inv...
Having just returned from Iraq for Arbaeen in which over 15 million people
from all over the world converged on the Holy City of Karbala, John Shuck
discusses his experience and the significance of the world's largest
event with Iraqi refugee and Portland resident, Hanan...
Imam Muhsen Al-Dhalimy is the spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of
Portland on the corner of Denney and Hall in Beaverton. The Islamic Center
of Portland is the only Shia Mosque in the Portland Metro. Imam Al-Dhalimy
was born in Iraq and made the pilgrimage to K...
David Fura likes street fairs. It gives him an opportunity to talk with
people about what happened on September 11th, 2001 and why what happened
matters 17 years later. David is the founder of the Oregon 9/11 Truth Action
Project, part of the larger 9/11 Truth Action Pro...
Former U.S. Congresswoman (1992-2002, 2004-2006) from Georgia and 2008
Presidential candidate for the Green Party, Dr. Cynthia McKinney, speaks
with John Shuck on the Beloved Community.
Topics include her entry into politics, racism, the various factions of the
Investigative Reporter, Hugh Turley, makes the case that the conclusion that
Thomas Merton died by accident cannot possibly be true. Hugh Turley and David
Martin are co-authors of the 2018 book, The Martyrdom of Thomas Merton, An
John Shuck speaks live w...
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Professor Ortiz will be at Powell's Books on June 18th for a book signing.
Dr. Paul Ortiz is Associate Professor of History at the University of
Florida and is Director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program.
Professor Ortiz has published and taught in the fields o...
May 15th marks the 70th anniversary of Israel’s statehood. Palestinians
refer to this as the Nakba, the Catastrophe, when more than 700,000
Palestinians left their homes from fear or were forcibly removed by Israelis
who took their homes. On this 70th anniversary of the occ...