PrintBoth Sides of the Aisle is a weekly debate over politics, policy and current issues facing the state of Utah, featuring voices representing the Right, the Center, and the Left.

Representing Right is State Representative Dan McCay (R), on the Left is Salt Lake County Councilwoman Shireen Ghorbani (D), and speaking for the “common sense middle” is Natalie Gochnour, an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah. The show is produced by Anthony Scoma.

Both Sides of the Aisle attempts to help you understand the important questions facing residents of this state, while proving that Republicans and Democrats can sit in a small room and have a meaningful conversation.

Join the conversation – Tune in Thursday mornings at 10:30am and Sunday mornings at 11:30am on KCPW, 88.3 FM. The show can also be heard as a podcast on iTunes.

Operation Warp Speed, $3 trillion stimulus package and Utah poll on COVID-19 responses

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 President Trump unveiling ‘Operation Warp Speed’ to push for COVID-19 vaccine, Trump telling reporters he is taking the drug hydroxychloroquine against FDA recommendations, healthcare […]

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U.S. blocks U.N. ceasefire resolution and state leaders draw criticism over emergency purchases

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 state of the global pandemic, the U.S. blocking a U.N. ceasefire resolution over criticism of the WHO, Sen. Mitt Romney challenging U.S. testing […]

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State law to shield businesses from COVID-19 lawsuits and Tara Reade’s allegations against Joe Biden

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 current severity of the coronavirus pandemic and the movement toward economic reopening, Gov. Herbert signing a law to shield businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, […]

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President Trump’s comments, state party convention results and reopening the economy

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 updated global statistics of COVID-19, President Trump’s comments about injecting disinfectant and use of ultraviolet light to treat the novel coronavirus, Governor […]

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COVID-19, sub-zero oil prices and Utah party conventions

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 current state of the coronavirus in the U.S., President Trump threatening to shut down all immigration, oil prices dropping to zero and […]

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