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
Les Jamieson will be live with John Shuck Friday morning from 9-10 on The
Beloved Community to discuss Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence
Surveillance Act (FISA) that is set to expire on Dec. 31st, 2017. This is the
language which allows for warrantless spying on all A...
Leslea Mair is the president and CEO of Zoot Pictures out of Winnipeg,
Manitoba. She talks about her latest film, Losing Our Religion, a feature
length documentary about preachers who are not believers, and what atheists
do when they miss church. Allowed access to the 6...
Oregon’s military heritage goes back thousands of years, including native
people’s warrior traditions. Most of the cultures in this region were
relatively peaceful, even welcoming visiting strangers, such as the Lewis and
Clark overland Army expedition in 1805–1806. Then, o...
My guests today are passionate, engaging, lovers of life and justice. They
are both artists. They present their art to transform the world.
Makana hails from the isle of O‘ahu, Makana is an internationally
acclaimed slack-key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activi...
North American culture is in transition in many ways, and religion is one
of those areas that is in transition, especially away from organized religion
to other avenues. As such these various avenues are resources for resistance
to oppression and for positive activism in ou...
Paul Roland is host of KBOO’s Wednesday Talk Radio and Rise When the
Rooster Crows folk music show (1st and 3rd Thursdays). After studying
philosophy at Wesleyan University (CT), he made his way to the West Coast in
1985, ending up in Portland. Paul got involved with Eart...
Caverly Morgan is the founding director of Peace in Schools. In
2014, Peace in Schools launched the first for-credit high school mindfulness
course in the nation. And that is right here in Portland. She leads
the Peace in Schools teaching team, develops our mindful...
In August 2016, KBOO completed it three-year strategic plan. Check it
KBOO’s vision for 2017-2020 is to become Oregon’s community media hub,
leveraging the power of the airwaves to support a revolution for a just and
It will achieve this through...
Stephen Gray is the author of Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer’s
Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally. On October 1, 2015, Oregon joined
Washington and Colorado as the third state to legalize recreational use of
cannabis. Now that it is easy as going to one of the...
Deshna Ubeda is the director of Progressive Christianity Dot Org. She is
directing The Embrace Festival, May, 4, 5, and 6 in Portland. Similar to
Burning Man, Beloved, and Wild Goose, the Embrace Festival will feature
presentations, art, music, dance, community and food f...