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 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.

Examining Utah’s Urban-Rural Divide

The Hinckley Institute of Politics 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 on […]

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Utah’s Opioid Epidemic

The Hinckley Institute of Politics 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 opioid. […]

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

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: April 26, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted another in a series of Campus Community Dialogues: Understanding Our Differences, Shaping Our Future – Race, Class, and Gender Inequities in the U.S.  The forum was sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Science, the Hinckley Institute […]

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Cyber Security & Global Politics

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: February 24, 2016) — David Fidler is an Adjunct Senior Fellow for Cybersecurity at the Council on Foreign Relations. He also teaches law at the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research at Indiana University. He spoke about the emerging threats to our security and privacy through the Internet […]

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Dog Whistle Politics

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: October 1, 2014) –  Ian Haney Lopez is a professor of law at the University of California, Berkley, and author of Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals have Wrecked the Middle Class.  He examines how race-related language and imagery has been used since the 1960’s Civil […]

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