Author Archive

Finding a “Corporate Theory”

The Bottom Line – (Air date: May 23, 2017)  Often people have goals for their business idea or company, but don’t really

Balancing the Economy and the Environment

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 17 ~ 20, 2017) — Concerns for the environment are seemingly in constant conflict

Determined to Disrupt the Home Real Estate Industry

The Bottom Line – (Original Air date: February 9, 2016) People have tried to disrupt the residential real estate broker market for

Mexico-U.S. Relations at a “Critical Point”

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 10 ~ 13, 2017) — Relations between leaders of Mexico and the United States

Business 101: Learning the Value of Giving Back

The Bottom Line (Air Date: May 9, 2017) – Nowadays business students are taught not only the value of profiting, but also

More Jail Beds for Salt Lake County, Ranked Choice Voting, National Monuments Under the Microscope, and More – Episode 183 (5/04/17)

This week Natalie is joined by Rep. Mike Winder on The right, and Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Hoauk on The Left to talk about

Reflections of an Aid Worker in South Sudan

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 3 ~ 6, 2017) — Recently the Tanner Center for Human Rights co-sponsored Renuka

HIP Talks 2017 Winners

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 3 ~ 6, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute recently held it’s 3rd annual HIP

What Does a CFO Do?

The Bottom Line (Air Date: May 2, 2017) – Doug recently spoke with Bill Benz, a finance executive who has served as

What’s Jason Thinking?, The Huntsman Cancer Institute Kerfuffle, and Reviewing the Antiquities Act – Episode 182 (4/27/17)

This week Natalie Gochnour is joined by Senator Gene Davis filling-in on The Left, and Senator Todd Weiler filling-in on The Right.

Race, Class, and Gender Inequities in the U.S.

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: April 26 ~ 29, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted another in

Making ‘The Void’

The Bottom Line (Air Date: April 25, 2017) – The Void is a new “virtual reality” center in Lindon, Utah. The company

Chaffetz Won’t Run Again, Turmoil at Huntsman Cancer Institute, and Our Air Quality Gets an ‘F’ – Episode 181 (4/20/17)

This week Former State Senator Steve Urquhart fills-in for Natalie Gochnour, and is joined by Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and

Rape Is Not Normal

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: April 19 ~ 22, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute recently hosted a conversation addressing normalization

The Emerging Future of Virtual Reality

The Bottom Line (Air Date: April 18, 2017) – Brian Nelson is a technology visionary and entrepreneur, and owner of Extech Ventures.

The Guv’s High Approval Rating, Tesla Still Out of Luck in Utah, and the Bern to Return – Episode 180 (4/13/17)

This week former Republican State Senator Stephen Urquhart joins Jim and Natalie to talk about Jason Chaffetz’s declining approval ratings; Whether Jon

Terrorism, Foreign Policy, and American Democracy

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: April 12 ~ 15, 2017) — The Campus Community Dialogue Series: Understanding Our Differences, Shaping

The Political Challenges of Homeless Shelters, a Raucous Town Hall for Congressman Stewart, and More – Episode 179 (4/6/17)

This week Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams joins Natalie and Dan to talk about the political challenges of dealing with the

Trump: The Unprecedented President

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: April 5 ~ 8, 2017) — The Department of Continuing Education & Community Engagement at

The Father of Video Games

The Bottom Line (Air Date: April 4, 2017) – Nolan Bushnell is known as the “Father of Video Games”. He is a

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