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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 61 (12/18/14)

This week the gang hashes out options for spending surplus budget money, moving the state prison, and ruminate the best and worst

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Understanding Local Utah Refugees

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: December 17, 2014) – Utah is home to 50,000 refugees, with the vast majority residing

The Bottom Line: Pop Art Gourmet Popcorn

The Bottom Line (Air Date: December 16, 2014) – You are not alone if you think gourmet popcorn is a niche business.

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 60 (12/11/14) – KCPW News

This week Jim, Natalie, and Greg discuss Utah’s recent budget surplus finding, and finding a new spot for the state prison.  The

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Human Trafficking in Utah

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: December 10, 2014) – Human trafficking is called “the invisible crime”.  Victims are often vulnerable

The Bottom Line: Clint Betts, Beehive Startups & StartSLC

The Bottom Line (Air Date: December 9, 2014) – Clint Betts is founder and editor-in-chief of Beehive Startups, an independent media organization

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 59 (12/4/14) – KCPW News

This week, Greg exudes excitement for becoming Utah’s new Speaker of the House.  Natalie and Jim chastise the GOP for suing to

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Early Childhood Education

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: December 3, 2014) – Recently a group of advocates for early childhood education reform gathered

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Modern Racism & Institutional Violence

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: November 26, 2014) – Racial tensions and civil unrest erupted across America, again, following the

The Bottom Line: Kent Thomas, founder of Advanced CFO Solutions

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 25, 2014) – Any entrepreneur who is fortunate enough to have an idea grow into something

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Future of U.S. Nuclear Weapons

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: November 19, 2014) – Nine countries possess more than 16,000 nuclear weapons.  The United States

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Partisan Perfect Reasoning

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: November 12, 2014) – Prof. Scott Stroud and Prof. Natalie Jomini Stroud are two scholars

The Bottom Line: Mark Clawson, CEO of Diamond Rental

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 11, 2014) –  Once the domain of relatively small mom and pop shops, the event rental

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: What Stays in Vegas – Personal Data & Big Business

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: November 5, 2014) –  Adam Tanner is a fellow at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative

The Bottom Line: Gavin Christensen, Part 2

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 4, 2014) –  Twenty years ago during the dot-com boom, entrepreneurs in the Bay Area were

The Bottom Line: Gavin Christensen, Kickstart Seed Fund, Part 1

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 28, 2014) –  Twenty years ago during the dot-com boom, entrepreneurs in the Bay Area were

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Ebola & Africa

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 22, 2014) – this week some top policy makers, planners, academics, and economists gathered

The Bottom Line: Dinesh Patel, Life Sciences Entrepreneur

 The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 21, 2014) – After receiving his PhD in the 1980s and working for a large pharmaceutical

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Russia, Ukraine, & The Reset

Luke Coffey, an analyst on trans-Atlantic defense and security matters with the Heritage Foundation, spoke recently about Russia's current conflict with Ukraine,

The Bottom Line: Jeramy Lund & Robb Kunz – Part 2

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 14, 2014) – Jeramy Lund and Robb Kunz are both seasoned entrepreneurs and angel investors who

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Dog Whistle Politics

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 1, 2014) –  Ian Haney Lopez is a professor of law at the University

The Bottom Line: A New Incubator for Park City

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 7, 2014) – Jeramy Lund and Robb Kunz  are Active Angel investors and co-sponsors of The

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Organ Harvesting from Chinese Prisoners

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 1, 2014) – In recent years investigators have revealed a systemic practice by the

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Rendition, Torture, and Guantanamo

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 24, 2014) – After 9/11, hundreds of people were abused or tortured by the

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Latin America Rising

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 17, 2014) – Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein are the authors of Until the

The Bottom Line: Richard Beard, Bank of American Fork, CEO

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 16, 2014) – Bank of American Fork began when a farmer, a doctor, a pharmacist and

The Bottom Line: Morgan Lynch, Needle Founder & CEO

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 9, 2014) – Several years ago Morgan Lynch envisioned a better way for companies to market

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The NSA, Security & Privacy

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 3, 2014) – This past year several notable people have spoken at the Hinckley

The Bottom Line: Peter Metcalf, Black Diamond, CEO, Part 2

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 2, 2014) – In this second half of a two-part interview, Peter Metcalf describes Black Diamond’s

The Bottom Line: Peter Metcalf, Black Diamond, CEO

The Bottom Line (Air Date: August 26, 2014) – In this first half of a two-part interview, Peter Metcalf describes how Black