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
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...
The rising threat to free speech, Muslim-Christian dialogue, and LGBTQ+
John Shuck’s guests include Jeremy Rothe-Kushel. Nicole Correri, and Brett
**I will also be speaking with Lyn Neeley about the action Saturday in
Portland Against U.S. Wars ...
[The scheduled guest was Kevin Barrett. After a coordinated call in and smear
campaign by Rose City Antifa, KBOO staff and administration forbade me from
interviewing him the evening before the show was to air live. This is very
unfortunate in my opinion as the accusatio...
On the next Beloved Community, John Shuck speaks with Glenn Montogomery. He
is the executive director of Vision Action Network. The mission of Vision
Action Network is "to engage stakeholders across sectors to collaboratively
address critical issues in Washington Count...
On the next Beloved Community, John Shuck will speak live with Catherine
Shakdam, Scott Bennett, and Aisha Jumaan. They will be three of the
headliners at a conference taking place at Portland State University on
February 3rd, entitled, "U.S. - Saudi Coalition: Bringing Pe...
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...