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
Imam Muhsen Al-Dhalimy is the spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of
Portland on the corner of Denney and Hall in Beaverton. The Islamic Center
of Portland is the only Shia Mosque in the Portland Metro. Imam Al-Dhalimy
was born in Iraq and made the pilgrimage to K...
David Fura likes street fairs. It gives him an opportunity to talk with
people about what happened on September 11th, 2001 and why what happened
matters 17 years later. David is the founder of the Oregon 9/11 Truth Action
Project, part of the larger 9/11 Truth Action Pro...
Former U.S. Congresswoman (1992-2002, 2004-2006) from Georgia and 2008
Presidential candidate for the Green Party, Dr. Cynthia McKinney, speaks
with John Shuck on the Beloved Community.
Topics include her entry into politics, racism, the various factions of the
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
John Shuck speaks live w...
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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...
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...