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The gridlock in Washington has many citizens shaking their heads about the divisive nature of the debate and the polarization of modern politics. Mormon scholar Richard Bushman says the deadlock stems from basic contradictions in our national values and asks if religion can help bridge the gap. Can Mormonism specifically – a religion that is authoritarian by nature – help solve the problems of democracy? On Tuesday, Bushman joins Jennifer to talk about Mormonism and the public good.
- Richard Bushman, professor emeritus of history, Columbia University and author of “Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling”
Dr. Bushman will deliver the Gardner Lecture in the Humanities and Find Arts sponsored by the Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah. The lecture is Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., Saltair Room, University of Utah Union.
Union members across the country are rallying tomorrow to support the Postal Service as we know it. How do local letter carriers feel about proposed changes to the USPS?
Save Our Postal Service rallies are happening across the country today.In Salt Lake City: 2261 S. Redwood Road, 4-5:30 p.m. In Provo: 51 S. University Ave., Provo, 4-5:30 p.m.
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