The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Unsheltered: Homelessness in Utah

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum on the issue of homelessness in Utah. Three new homeless shelters have been created in the Salt Lake City area to replace the capacity lost with the prospective closing of The Road Home. However, the new shelters combined have several hundred fewer…

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The Democratic presidential debate, U.S. troops pulling out of Syria and state 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 Emily Hase, Chair of the Salt Lake County Democrats. They discuss the latest Democratic presidential debate, the fallout from President Trump pulling U.S. troops from Syria, the 2020 vice presidential debate being…

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Trade Wars and Tariffs: U.S. Economic Policy in a Global Economy

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum on trade wars, tariffs and U.S. economic policy in the global market. Free and unfettered trade has been a lasting cornerstone of U.S. policy since WWII, with the U.S. making itself increasingly interconnected with global trade and supply chains. However, the free…

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Impeachment fallout and Salt Lake City mayoral endorsements

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 White House vowing no cooperation with the impeachment inquiry, President Trump insulting Sen. Mitt Romney over his support of the inquiry, Rep. Ben McAdams…

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Priced Out: Affordable Housing in Utah

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum on the growing gap in affordable housing in Utah—what’s causing it, what it’s doing to our communities and how it may be addressed. Last month, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute reported to Salt Lake City officials that growth in both the regional…

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Impeachment proceedings and the Utah gubernatorial race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s conversation with the president of Ukraine, the impeachment’s impact on the presidential race, Bernie Sanders getting two stents…

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Climate Impacts on Minoritized Communities

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we air a forum on climate change’s effect on minority communities in the state, in the nation and across the world. Almost one year ago, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a landmark report that called for the limiting of average temperature rises to…

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The legacy of Governor Gary Herbert, the Climate Strike and President Trump’s conversation with the Ukrainian president

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by former Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the Salt Lake City mayoral election, the Utah gubernatorial race, the legacy of Gov. Gary Herbert, the youth-led Climate Strike, the conversation between President…

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Fake News and Alternative Facts

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour—This week on the program, we air a forum looking at the vilification of / and distrust in/ the media—the network of journalists, reporters, editors, producers and newscasters that gather and dispense the news. Referred to by many names: the press, the media, the fourth estate or the great bulwark of…

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The strike on Saudi oil fields and partisan elections for Utah State Board of Education

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Holly Richardson, former state legislator and editorial columnist at the Salt Lake Tribune, and on The Left by George Pyle, Editorial Page Editor of the Salt Lake Tribune. They discuss the attack on Saudi oil fields, the Federal Reserve cutting rates by another quarter…

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