Both Sides of the Aisle

Russia, China, the invasion of Iraq and ESG investments

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 relationship between Russia and China, the two decades since the invasion of Iraq and the potential indictment of former president…

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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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Banks, Biden’s budget and the Utah flag referendum

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 collapse of the SVB bank, the federal backstop for bank funds and rising interest rates. They also discuss President Biden’s…

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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 discuss 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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The 2023 Legislative Session: education, teachers and tax cuts

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 bills passed during the 2023 Utah Legislative Session, education funding and tax cuts. They also discuss the relationship between Utah…

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Saving the Climate is Good for Business

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, two members from the Climate Leadership Council share their plan for a carbon dividend as a means to curb carbon emissions and build U.S. businesses. The group claims their “Bipartisan Climate Roadmap” would cut U.S. CO2 emissions in half by 2035 and provide a…

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Utah’s snowpack, SCOTUS hears student loan forgiveness case and the end of the 2023 Utah Legislative Session

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 snowpack from frequent storms, the Energy Department’s assessment of the COVID-19 lab leak theory, student loan forgiveness before SCOTUS, the…

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U.S. Foreign Policy in Uncertain Times

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: January 1, 2021) — Today, a look back at President Biden’s plans for U.S. foreign policy during unprecedented world events. As we approach the halfway point in Biden’s term in office—and unprecedented global events continue—a panel will discuss how foreign policy issues maintained under the Trump administration will…

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Former President Jimmy Carter, Utah’s NBA All-Star game and the fight over state tax cuts

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 former President Jimmy Carter entering hospice care, Dominion Voting Systems’ fraud claim against Fox News, the environmental disaster in East Palestine,…

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Ukraine: One Year Later

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today on the program, a panel of experts discusses the war in Ukraine a year since the Russian invasion began. Professors from the University of Utah look back to the predictions made at the outset of the conflict and the reality of unfolding war.  The panel includes Marjorie Castle,…

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