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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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The Martyrdom of Thomas Merton: An Investigation

Airs at: Fri, 07/13/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  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 Investigation.  John Shuck speaks live w... Read more

An African-American and Latinx History of the United States: A Conversation with Paul Ortiz

Airs at: Fri, 06/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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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... Read more

The Nakba: Seventy Years of Oppression, 1948-2018

Airs at: Fri, 05/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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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... Read more

Why Librarians (and Others Who Fight for Free Speech) Will Save Us

Airs at: Fri, 04/13/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  The rising threat to free speech, Muslim-Christian dialogue, and LGBTQ+ advocacy. John Shuck’s guests include Jeremy Rothe-Kushel. Nicole Correri, and Brett Webb-Mitchel. **I will also be speaking with Lyn Neeley about the action Saturday in Portland Against U.S. Wars ... Read more

US - Saudi War Crimes Against Yemen

Airs at: Fri, 03/09/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  [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... Read more

Vision Action Network of Washington County

Airs at: Fri, 02/09/2018 at 9:00am
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  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... Read more

U.S. - Saudi Coalition: Bringing Peace or War?

Airs at: Fri, 01/12/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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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... Read more

Permanent Warrantless Spying Before Congress This Week

Airs at: Fri, 12/08/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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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... Read more

Losing Our Religion, 9/11 Truth, and the Political Jesus

Airs at: Fri, 11/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  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... Read more

Villages Northwest and Oregon's Military History

Airs at: Fri, 10/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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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... Read more