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Airs at: Fri, 11/09/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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John Shuck hosts Beloved Community and Progressive Spirit

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

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Ending Hunger By the Force of Law

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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In this episode we discuss a condition that is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of millions of people. It is a condition that is completely preventable. Hunger. Why are so many people in the world...why is anyone in the world malnourished? What can we do about it? Th... Read more

The Dream Under Siege

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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53 years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his famous speech, "I Have A Dream."  What has happened to the dream of a Beloved Community?   Host John Shuck speaks with three activists who have a proven track record on social change about King's dream and how it ... Read more

Larry Brilliant, A Hippie Saves the World

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  His guru told him to do it. So he listened. Thus the quest began for a hippie with a medical degree to become a key player in helping to eradicate smallpox, the deadliest disease in history. Larry Brilliant tells his story in Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventur... Read more

Report Harassment in Washington County

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2016 at 6:30pm - 6:45pm
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This was originally broadcast on KBOO evening news, November 21st, 2016. The Human Rights Council of Washington County, Oregon, has instituted an e-mail for citizens to report incidents of harassment or violence based on hate. That e-mail is reports@hrcwc.org. President of ... Read more

Chloe Eudaly and Margot Black - Housing Justice Forum

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2016 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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  How we deal with the epidemic of want and homelessness in our country is one of the most vital social and ethical issues of our time.  This series of forums are an opportunity for the entire community to learn, share stories, build coalitions, and organize for housing ju... Read more

Matthew Fox, A Way to God: Thomas Merton's Creation Spirituality Journey

Airs at: Fri, 11/11/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Beloved Community is show for activists: uniting mind, heart, and action.    This month I speak with someone who models activism, intellect and spirituality, Matthew Fox.   Silenced by the Vatican for his views, he left the Catholic priesthood in the early 1980s.   Mat... Read more

Election 2016: Syndicated Version

Airs at: Sun, 10/16/2016 at 6:30am
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This is the syndicated version of the Beloved Community. This is the election episode.   I speak with Laurence Leamer author of The President’s Butler, a fictional account of a billionaire who decides to run for president. Afraid of Trump becoming president?  Well, don’t b... Read more

Election 2016: Trump, Clinton, 97

Airs at: Fri, 10/14/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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This is the election episode.   I speak with Laurence Leamer author of The President’s Butler, a fictional account of a billionaire who decides to run for president. Afraid of Trump becoming president?  Well, don’t be too thrilled about the alternative.  Professor Mark Lew... Read more

Protest and Song with Jaffe and Newcomer

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2016 at 12:00am
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The Beloved Community is a new 60 minute show that airs every second Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. on 90.7 KBOO/Portland. On the Beloved Community we address the philosophical and spiritual foundations for non-violence, activism, political engagement and peace building. We also... Read more

Necessary Trouble with Sarah Jaffe

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Truthout calls Sarah Jaffe's new book, Necessary Trouble: Americans In Revolt, "one of the most essential books of the year."  John Shuck, host of the new KBOO program, Beloved Community, talks with Jaffe about her description of a new activism that has arisen since the cra... Read more