Each week KCPW brings you an insightful and refreshing hour of analysis of the world around you. Sometimes, this is a special documentary produced in our studios, sometimes it’s a collaboration with our community partners and sometimes it’s a hand-picked piece, produced by an outside source. Regardless of the source, the piece is always thought provoking. Every Friday at 10 am and 8 pm.
In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees, the University of Utah College of Social Work organized a panel discussion on the implications of the order for refugees and immigrants in Utah, across the country and around the world. KCPW was on hand to record the hour-long conversation – which […]
With 65 million living as refugees and migrants, the world has never had more forcibly displaced people than it does now. In this local, hour-long documentary “Utopiah,” independent producer Tamarra Kemsley traces the journeys of the Marquez and Al-Hasnawy families from their homes in Guatemala and Iraq, to Utah, while addressing the issue of vetting […]
It is alleged that the practice of gerrymandering—dividing election districts into units to favor a particular group—subverts democracy by making congressional districts “safe” for one party or the other. As a result, only those voting in primaries are in effect choosing our representatives. Are primary voters more extreme in their views, and therefore pulling democrats to […]
As Americans head to the polls next month, America Abroad teams up with The Takeaway for an in depth look at the foreign policy stances of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This global town hall discussion involves a panel discussion in front of a live audience in New York with guests weighing in from […]
In 1960, the first televised presidential debates were held between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, giving voters a unique opportunity to see the two candidates up close. Since 1976, all the major party nominees for president have participated in televised debates. The issues ranged from domestic concerns to foreign policy. But these debates are […]