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Josh Romney for Governor?, Draper City Considers a Homeless Shelter, and Congressional Republicans’ Health Bill Fails – Episode 178 (3/30/17)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie talk about whether Josh Romney could be a candidate for governor; Sen. Hatch suggests he might

The Discourse of Refugees and Immigration Policy

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: March 28/ April 1, 2017) — Recently the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted another Campus-Community

The Big GOP Health Bill Vote, Will Herbert Veto the .05 Bill, and McAdams Taking Heat for a Homeless Shelter – Episode 177 (3/23/17)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about the big vote on the GOP health bill this week; the news that Trump’s

How Utah Immigrants Are Responding to Trump’s Executive Orders

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: March 22/25, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted a forum addressing how

Winder Self-Edits His Wikipedia, the GOP’s Health Plan, and Utah’s .05 Blood Alcohol Level – Episode 176 (3/16/17)

This week Natalie, Dan, and Jim are back in the studio, and somewhat rested after the 45-day session. They discuss whether Salt

Legislative Wrap Up 2017

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: March 15/18, 2017) — Utah state legislators took on many contentious issues this year including

The Bottom Line: Cotopaxi Founder & CEO Davis Smith

The Bottom Line – Davis Smith launched his new outdoor company Cotopaxi last year with a humanitarian mission.  He set out to

Last-Minute Salt Lake Land Grab?, Tax Reforms Delayed, Barbershop Neck Massages, and More – Episode 175 (3/9/17)

It’s the final week of the session and Natalie, Jim, and Dan are talking about a last-minute bill to shape development in

High West Distillery Founder, David Perkins

The Bottom Line (Original Air Date: June 17, 2014) – David Perkins is the founder of High West Distillery in Park City,

Goodbye Curtain, Hello Zion Moat?, Will Lawmakers Tax Food?, Budget Wrangling, and More – Episode 174 (3/2/17)

With the end of the session fast approaching Jim, Dan, and Natalie discuss whether former Gov. Jon Huntsman could be working for

Enhancing the Customer Experience – Carine Clark, CEO of MaritzCX

The Bottom Line – (Air date: May 10, 2016, Re-Aired February 28, 2017)  Carine Clark is the President & CEO of MaritzCX,

Outdoor Retailers to Leave Utah, a GOP Official Opposes Equal Pay for Women, and is Tax Reform in the Works? – Episode 173 (2/23/17)

It’s week five for the legislature and Jim, Dan, and Natalie discuss the Outdoor Retailers conventions deciding to leave Utah after a

Forum: Health Care In America

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: February 22/25, 2017) — This is the first in a series of Campus-Community dialogues being

Turmoil for the White House, an Outdoor Retailer Showdown, and Did Paid Outsiders Scream at Chaffetz? – Episode 172 (2/16/17)

The session is half way over, and this week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about the Outdoor Retailer showdown with Utah lawmakers

Climate Discourse in Russia

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: February 15/18, 2017) — Jessica Graybill is an Associate Professor of Geography, and the Director

How to Get People to Eat Bugs, and Like It

The Bottom Line (Air Date: February 14, 2017) – How do you launch a sustainable food revolution? Perhaps it requires a good

Week 3 of the Session, Utahns March to Support Refugees, and Lawmakers Urge Trump to Rollback Bears Ears – Episode 171 (2/9/17)

It’s the third week of the legislative session, and this week Natalie, Dan, and Jim talk about Jim’s criticizing of last year’s

Systemic Racism

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: February 8/11, 2017) —The Hinckley Institute recently hosted a panel addressing systemic racism.  The panelists

She Tech Explorer Days

The Bottom Line (Air Date: February 24, 2017) – Sara Dansie Jones joined Doug Wells recently to chat about the upcoming She

Week Two of the Session, Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee, and Will the Zion Curtain Fall This Year? – Episode 170 (2/2/17)

It’s week two of the legislative session, and Natalie, Rep. Dan McCay, and Rep. Brian King discuss Trump’s conservative SCOTUS nominee Neil

The Case For ‘Our Schools Now’

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: February 1/4, 2017) — Earlier this week the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a forum

Week One of the Session, Speaker Hughes Focuses on Homelessness, and Lawmakers Hear Utah Women Roar – Episode 169 (1/26/17)

It’s the first week of the 2017 legislative session, and Dan, Jim, and Natalie are recording on Capitol Hill. This week they

Doomed To Cooperate: How Russian and American Scientists Made the Post-Cold War World Safer

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: January 25/28, 2017) — Last week the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted Siegfried Hecker, a

The Shortcomings of the Sharing Economy – an Interview with Steven Hill

The Bottom Line (Air Date: January 24, 2017) – Millions of Americans love using Uber, Lyft, Taskrabbit, Airbnb, Upwork and many other

Inauguration, Chaffetz Calls Ethics Foul By Ethics Official, and Audit Finds Possible Corruption by Former Fire Authority Leaders – Episode 168 (1/19/17)

It’s inauguration week, and Jim, Dan, and Natalie are wondering if this time around it’s NO Hope and ALL Change? Also, who

The Rise and Fall, Then Rise Again of Sportsman’s Warehouse

The Bottom Line (Original Air Date: July 15, 2014) – Stuart Utgaard is the former CEO of Sportsman’s Warehouse.  Utgaard originally purchased

Obama’s Final Address, Trump’s Team in the Hot Seat, & OR Threatens to Leave Utah Again – Episode 167 (1/12/17)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie talk about the upcoming legislative session and the Our Schools Now petition movement – will it

Perceptions and Misperceptions of China

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: January 13, 2016/Revised air date: January 11, 2017) — In the past month President-Elect

Energizing Students with STEM through Tiny Satellites

The Bottom Line (Air Date: January 10, 2017) –Today’s satellites are smaller, more powerful, and cheaper than ever before. They’re also even

State Inauguration, Public Pushback on Homeless Shelters, & How to Spend Political Capital – Episode 166 (1/5/17)

This week Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams joins Natalie and Dan to talk about the opening of 2017 and the state