The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics and How to Cure It

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: October 26, 2022) — This week on the program, a forum with election law expert Richard Hasen on his new book “Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics and How to Cure It.”  According to a survey performed by the Pearson Institute and AP-NORC, 91 percent of U.S. adults say…

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G7 meeting in Hiroshima, the Durham report and Gov. Cox’s comments on immigration reform

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss the meeting of the G7 countries in Japan, the Pentagon’s $3 billion accounting error, the debt ceiling, the recent congressional vote…

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Wildfires & the West

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: August 22, 2021) — This week on the program, a panel of experts looks at the worsening fire conditions in the western U.S. and discuss the efforts to mitigate wildfires in the region. During the summer of 2021, the Wasatch Front saw some of the worst air quality in…

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The end of Title 42, Trump’s CNN town hall and the new Great Salt Lake commissioner

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss the ongoing fight over the debt ceiling, the end of Title 42, Sen. Dianne Feinstein returning to the Senate, the federal…

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All Dried Up: How We Can Save the Great Salt Lake

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: October 19, 2022) — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses the future of the Great Salt Lake, the negative effects caused by its rapid drying and the efforts to conserve the lake and its waters. The political will to address the drying Great Salt…

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Utahns in Ukraine, presidential candidates and the fight over federal debt and spending

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss college graduation, Utah’s delegation to Ukraine, mental health awareness month and climate change in Utah school curriculum. They also discuss presidential…

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High Hopes: Will Inflation Come Down?

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today on the program, a panel of experts discusses inflation and its relation to consumption, labor and corporate power. Since March of last year, the Federal Reserve has increased interest rates ten times in an effort to curb inflationary pressures. The latest rate hike in early May has brought…

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The national debt ceiling, Title 42 and the Salt Lake City mayoral race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss the fight over raising the debt ceiling over cuts to spending, the failure of First Republic Bank and the future of…

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Will I Ever be Able to Afford a House? Housing Affordability, Population Growth and Environmental Constraints

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today on the program, a panel of experts discusses housing affordability in Utah and how it relates to water usage, air pollution and intergenerational wealth. According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. housing prices fell by 0.2 percent from February 2022 to February 2023. Although average home prices also…

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Biden’s reelection bid, the Fox News settlement and DeSantis in Utah

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss President Joe Biden’s reelection bid announcement, the Fox News defamation lawsuit settlement, Tucker Carlson’s firing from Fox News and new information…

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