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
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...
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
Why are so many people in the world...why is anyone in the world
malnourished? What can we do about it? Th...
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 ...
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
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 email@example.com. President of ...
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...
The Beloved Community is show for activists: uniting mind, heart, and
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...
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
Afraid of Trump becoming president? Well, don’t b...