The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour is a weekly program featuring forums on local, national, and international issues important to people living in Utah. The program airs every Wednesday at 10 AM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Hosted by Christian Quiñonez-Camargo, the program highlights and contextualizes the forums presented by the Hinckley Institute of Politics every fall and spring semester at the University of Utah. Speakers include local, national, and international politicians, ambassadors, lobbyists, activists, and academics.

Hinckley Caucus RoomThe Hinckley Institute of Politics was founded with a mission to engage students in governmental, civic, and political processes; promote a better understanding and appreciation of politics; and train ethical and visionary students for public service.

Hinckley Forums are held at 332 South 1400 East—Bldg. 72, Room 102 (Old Law School Library) Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, on the University of Utah campus, and are free and open to the public. This is their temporary location.

Tune in Wednesdays at 10:00 AM and Saturdays at 9:00 AM on KCPW, 88.3 FM.

Utah’s Opioid Epidemic

The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted a panel that looks at Utah’s Opioid Epidemic and explores potential solutions in addressing the problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2016 – more than 63,000 people died from drug overdoses around the country, and nearly two-thirds of those deaths involved a prescription or illicit […]

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Examining Utah’s Urban-Rural Divide

The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted a panel addressing the Utah Rural-Urban Divide with students of the Honors College Praxis Lab attending in the audience. The panel examines how the divide between rural and urban Utah creates challenges for the State and its residents.  The Praxis Lab draws students from all disciplines to collaborate […]

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Sharia and Everyday Life: Marriage Iranian Style in Norway

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Re-Air date: April 4, 2018) — Sharia is a set of Muslim religious laws that are practiced in varying degrees of severity in Muslim countries. While many Americans equate Shariah with misogyny, intolerance, or barbaric punishments, many practicing Muslims and Muslim scholars say Sharia is, in fact, a set of […]

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How to Bring the Country Together in a Time of Hyperpartisanship

(Air dates: March 28 ~ 31, 2018) — Congressman John K. Delaney is the first announced Democratic candidate for President in the 2020 election and currently represents Maryland’s Sixth District in the House of Representatives. Congressman Delaney grew up in a blue-collar union household and his parents did not attend college. Delaney founded and led two-publicly […]

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Dolores Huerta: A Born Again Feminist

(Air dates: March 21 ~ 24, 2018) — Dolores Huerta is an American Labor leader, civil rights activist, feminist and Mother. She is also the founder of the Agricultural Workers Association, and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union. Huerta has spent her life working to fight discrimination and to improve conditions for farmworkers. In […]

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