The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

The Politics of Activism

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we celebrate the start of Black History Month by highlighting local black history-in-the-making—featuring a panel of local black activists describing their experiences navigating activism and politics in the areas of grassroots organizing, electoral politics, academia and advocacy. They also explore how their work impacts them…

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Repeal of tax reform and the start of the legislative session

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the repeal of tax reform, what lessons can be learned from the reform process, who is left out of Utah’s booming economy, gubernatorial…

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Impeachment

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we are airing a panel on the impeachment process that compares the two previous impeachment proceedings of President Johnson and President Clinton with the ongoing impeachment of President Donald Trump. In December, the House of Representatives impeached President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction…

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The presidential race, state tax referendum push and the 2020 legislative session

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss a new presidential poll, presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg visiting Utah, The New York Times endorsement of Sen. Warren and Sen. Klobuchar, the spread of…

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Overcoming Fake News: Media Literacy in the New Age of Politics

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we are airing a panel on media literacy and how we can be effective consumers and sharers of news and information. According to a Pew Research survey conducted in 2019, a majority of Americans believe that misinformation and “fake news” are causing significant damage to the…

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Iowa, impeachment, Iran and the Utah governor’s race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the upcoming Iowa presidential primaries, the House voting to send impeachment articles to the Senate, Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Ben McAdams’ positions…

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Unsheltered: Homelessness in Utah

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: October 23, 2019) — This week on the program, we are re-airing a forum on the issue of homelessness in Utah from the spring of last year. Since this forum was recorded, three new ‘homeless resource centers’ have come online in Salt Lake County – as part of a new…

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Iran, Sen. Mike Lee’s frustrations and Greg Hughes’ gubernatorial bid

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Councilmember. They discuss the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran, Sen. Mike Lee’s reaction to a military briefing on Iran, preparation for Super Tuesday primaries in Utah,…

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Reflecting on Iran

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: November 13, 2o19) — This week on the program, we air a forum featuring journalist and foreign policy expert Barbara Slavin on U.S.-Iran relations and the history between the two nations. More than 40 years since the Iranian Revolution and the overthrow of the United States-backed monarchy, the political…

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Senate impeachment trial and a citizen referendum on state tax reform

Both Sides of the Aisle – Matt Lusty fills in for Natalie Gochnour in The Political Center and is joined on The Left by Emily Hase, Chair of the Salt Lake County Democratic Party, and on The Right by Erik Roan of the Young Republicans and lobbyist. They discuss the upcoming Senate impeachment trial, Joe Biden claiming he…

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