The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

The Wicked Problem of Food, Water, and Energy in Irrigated Systems: Local Solutions for Global Problems

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week, we feature a lecture delivered by Dr. Edward Weber, a professor of political science and public policy at Oregon State University. Professor Weber’s lecture focuses on the overconsumption of water and how so much overuse could present an array of problems, especially in the context of our…

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The national economy and Salt Lake City mayoral race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Rep. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the health of the national economy, President Trump trying to buy Greenland from Denmark, Sen. Romney labeling himself a “renegade Republican,” Vice President Mike Pence visiting…

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Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S.

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: December 12, 2018) —  In this week’s program, we feature a lecture given by University of Utah professor Annie Fukushima—who works in the Ethnic Studies Division in the School for Cultural & Social Transformation. Some of the areas of research that Fukushima focuses on are migration, human…

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Salt Lake City mayoral primary results and the politics of a slowing market

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 results of the Salt Lake City mayoral primary, how the 2020 gubernatorial race is shaping up, the volatile stock market and what it means for…

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Sexual assault awareness

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: September 5, 2018/Revised Air Date: December 5, 2018) — The #MeToo movement, created by community organizer Tarana Burke in 2006, gained mainstream traction over a decade later in 2017 and has since grown to become a global movement of victims confronting their abusers and seeking justice. Despite…

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U.S.-China trade war and what to do about mass shootings

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 escalating U.S.-China trade war, the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the return of Jon Huntsman Jr. to Utah, his potential…

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Perceptions of China

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: January 13, 2016/Revised air date: August, 6, 2019) — This past week, the trade war between China and the U.S. has reached a new high-water mark with China suspending purchases of U.S. agricultural products in reaction to threats of a new round of U.S. tariffs on $300…

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Federal Reserve cuts interest rates and the second Democratic presidential debate

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Tyrell Aagard, First Vice Chair of the Salt Lake County Democrats. They discuss the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates for the first time since 2008, the second Democratic presidential debate, Medicare for All, Utah…

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Future of the European Union

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today’s program features a forum on the future of the European Union. Panelists delve into the historical unification of Europe, and why one country — the United Kingdom — is in the process of leaving the EU. “Brexit,” or the British exit from the EU, has defined the premiership…

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LDS president attends NAACP convention and the Utah United Party’s term limit ballot initiative

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Nic Dunn, former chair of the Utah Young Republicans, and on The Left by Sasha Luks-Morgan, President of Young Democrats of Utah. They discuss LDS President Russell M. Nelson speaking at the 110th NAACP convention, President Trump’s treatment of minority congresswomen, Ben McAdams…

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