The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Gender Wage Gap: (In)Equality in Utah

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — 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 income between men and women…

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Volatility in stock market and poll results on term limits in Utah

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 presidential candidate Joe Biden coming to Park City, a poll showing Sanders and Warren surpassing Biden in popularity, further escalations in the US-China…

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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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