Hosted and produced by KCPW’s Emily Means, ‘In the Hive’ is a half hour, weekly show that looks at the issues and ideas that tie the greater Salt Lake Valley together. Tune into KCPW Thursday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at noon to hear the stories of people across the Wasatch Front.

The experience of queer people of color in Utah

Today’s show features the stories of three people who identify in a variety of ways, including queer, Black, Latinx and gender fluid. They describe discrimination they’ve faced based on their identities inside and outside the LGBTQ community. For more discussion centered around racial identity in the LGBTQ community, the 1 to 5 Club’s Queer Continuum […]

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The end of DACA

Emily Means talks with Heath Becker, an immigration attorney at Immigrant Legal Services in Salt Lake City, about options for recipients of the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival program, or DACA, whose protections and work permits are ending; Mexican Consul José Borjón comments on the futures of DACA recipients; and Ciriac Alvarez, Humberto Neri and Pablo […]

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Utah’s right-to-work law, unions and workers’ rights

Emily Means talks with Theresa Foxley, president and CEO at EDCUtah, about the influence Utah’s right-to-work law has on a business’ decision to put down roots in the Beehive State; Ross Chambless has a conversation with Utah AFL-CIO President Dale Cox about why unions seem to be less popular in Utah than in other states; […]

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Locals respond to Operation Rio Grande

Locals respond to Operation Rio Grande, a collaborative effort by the state, Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County to address public safety concerns surrounding the homeless community. On the show: Mike Stransky and Kestrel Liedke, business owners in the Rio Grande and Pioneer Park neihborhoods; Mitchell, Jarrett and Chris, three men experiencing homelessness; and […]

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The redistricting process

Emily Means talks with Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, and Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck, D-Salt Lake City, about redistricting, the process of re-evaluating and redrawing political boundaries following the U.S. census; and their thoughts on the Better Boundaries initiative. Also, Jason Perry from the Hinckley Institute of Politics lays the groundwork for understanding where congressional seats are […]

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