Progressive Spirit 27 Minutes:Discussing the Largest Event on Planet Earth 
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Progressive Spirit 27 Minutes  Discussing the Largest Event on Planet Earth  John Shuck speaks with Catherine Shakdam about his recent trip to Iraq for Arbaeen  
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John Shuck  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
This episode is 28 minutes as opposed to the usual 27 minutes

Having just returned from Iraq for Arbaeen in which over 15 million people from all over the world converged on the Holy City of Karbala, John Shuck discusses his experience and the significance of the worlds largest event with geo-political analyst from the U.K., Catherine Shakdam.

Arbaeen is the largest peaceful gathering on Earth and yet hardly anyone in the United States even knows about it.

While in Iraq, John Shuck and photographer, Josh Townsley, were interviewed by Shabir TV, The Iraqi Media Network (starts 1:07), and the Imam Hussein Shrine.



Catherine Shakdam is a geopolitical analyst and commentator for the Middle East with a special focus on Yemen and the Gulf countries, Catherine Shakdam has been published across several prominent media outlets including: The Huffington Post, Sputnik, Citizen Truth, Press TV, The New Eastern Outlook, RT, MintPress, Ayatollah Khameinis website, Open Democracy, the Foreign Policy Journal, The Duran, The American Herald Tribune, Katehon, and many more. Catherine has been instrumental in breaking media silence over Yemens war, and the tragedy which has befallen the impoverished nation.

In 2015 she authored: Arabias Rising " Under The Banner Of The First Imam.

In 2016 she authored A Tale Of Grand Resistance " Yemen, the Wahhabi, and the House of Saud and From Mecca to Karbala " Walking with the Holy household of the Prophet

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Version 1: PS 142 Shakdam 28 minutes  
Total Length (HH:MM:SS)
28 Minutes Broadcast Ready 
Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  KBOO Portland  11-12-2018  English 
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PS142Shakdam28min  192Kbps mp3 (32.05MB) Mono 


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