The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

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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Can Utah’s ski industry survive climate change?

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: March 6, 2019/July 24, 2019) — This week, we bring you a forum on the effects of climate change in Utah — and in particular — its effects on Utah’s ski industry. Officially, adopting the phrase “The Greatest Snow on Earth” over four decades ago in 1975, does…

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2019 political year wrap-up

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. In this special year-end episode, they discuss the high and low points of the Trump administration in 2019, the Democratic presidential candidate race, the U.S.-China…

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The End of Recycling? Life After National Sword

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: December 4, 2019) — This week on the program, a panel of local experts discussing how China’s National Sword policy has changed the recycling business model, what the future of recycling looks like and how we can all recycle better. Adopted in 2017, National Sword was China’s response to what…

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Impeachment vote, new gubernatorial candidate poll and LDS church accused of stockpiling billions

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 House’s impeachment vote, rising approval for President Trump’s handling of the economy, how impeachment and the economy will affect elections in 2020,…

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Where Are the Workers: Examining the U.S. Labor Shortage

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we are broadcasting a panel of experts taking a closer look at Utah’s workforce, what sectors need workers, what sectors don’t, and how a decade-long economic boom has changed the Utah economy. This year, Utah experienced a 12-year low in unemployment with a state-wide rate of 2.5…

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Rep. Ben McAdams’ impeachment plan and the special session on tax reform

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 what Rep. Ben McAdams should do during the upcoming impeachment vote, the US closing in on a deal to replace NAFTA, President Trump…

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A Conversation with Governor Jon Huntsman: Utah and the World

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we are broadcasting a conversation with Jon Huntsman Jr. on his career as a businessman, ambassador, governor, advisor and diplomat. The discussion focuses on Huntsman’s experience as ambassador to China and Russia, what role Utah plays in a globalized world, and how public service…

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Changes to the presidential candidate field and state and local taxes

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 Kamala Harris dropping out of the presidential race, billionaires Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer joining the presidential field, the next phase of impeachment…

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