The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Gender Wage Gap: (In)Equality in Utah

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: September 4, 2019) —  Today we feature a panel discussion on the gender wage gap in Utah—the causes that drive it, its consequences for women and the economy and what policies are effective in addressing the discrepancy. The gender wage or pay gap refers to the difference in…

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Impeachment, the presidential race and the Utah gubernatorial candidates

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 impeachment proceedings, President Trump’s reaction to the testimonies, Mayor Pete Buttigieg pulling ahead in Iowa polls, Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick joining…

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$7.25 — Examining the Minimum Wage

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we air a panel of experts discussing the minimum wage, its function in the economy and the debate over if and when to raise it. The minimum wage was first passed into U.S. law during the Progressive Era in the 1890s to 1920s, enacted by state…

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Impeachment inquiry begins public hearings and Utah’s gubernatorial candidates

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the beginning of the impeachment inquiry’s public hearings, White House senior adviser Stephen Miller’s emails to Breitbart news espousing white supremacy, Sen. Mitt Romney…

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Iran: Back to the Axis of Evil

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum featuring journalist and foreign policy expert Barbara Slavin on current U.S.-Iran relations and the history of the relationship between the two nations. More than 40 years since the Iranian Revolution and the overthrow of the United States-backed monarchy, the political tension between the U.S.…

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Mexican cartel massacre and Salt Lake City mayoral election results

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 deadly cartel ambush in Mexico that killed nine people, President Trump officially pulling out of the Paris Agreement, Sen. Mitt Romney’s low national popularity,…

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Power to the People: U.S. Voting Rights

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum on the historical and current state of voting rights in the United States. This history marks the expansion of the vote from the few to the many through political agitation and protest. However, this progression was neither steady nor consistent and remains a concern…

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Impeachment vote, another Fed tax rate cut and the Salt Lake City mayoral election

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Josh Kanter, Chairman of Alliance for a Better Utah. They discuss the prospective impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, the Federal Reserve cutting the tax rate for the second time in seven weeks,…

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Pride Week: SLC Mayoral Candidate Town Hall

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a town hall with mayoral candidates, Salt Lake City Councilmember Erin Mendenhall and State Senator Luz Escamilla, to discuss their platforms on policy issues as they relate to LGBTQ communities. This event was put on by the University of Utah LGBT Resource Center as part…

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Pierre Delecto, impeachment impact on legislative races and a December special session on 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 Sasha Luks-Morgan, President of the Young Democrats of Utah, and on The Right by Drew Rigby. They discuss Sen. Mitt Romney’s secret Twitter account, a political ad claiming Sen. Romney is a “Democrat secret…

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