The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour is a weekly program featuring forums on local, national, and international issues important to people living in Utah. The program airs every Wednesday at 10 AM and Saturday at 9 AM.
Hosted by Christian Camargo, the program highlights and contextualizes the forums presented by the Hinckley Institute of Politics every fall and spring semester at the University of Utah. Speakers include local, national, and international politicians, ambassadors, lobbyists, activists, and academics.
The Hinckley Institute of Politics was founded with a mission to engage students in governmental, civic, and political processes; promote a better understanding and appreciation of politics; and train ethical and visionary students for public service.
Hinckley Forums are held at the University of Utah in the Hinckley Caucus Room (located in Gardner Commons in the Hinckley Offices, Room 2018). They are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Tune in Wednesdays at 10:00 AM and Saturdays at 9:00 AM on KCPW, 88.3 FM.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week, we bring you a forum on the effects of climate change in Utah — and in particular — its effects on Utah’s ski industry. Officially, adopting the phrase “The Greatest Snow on Earth” over four decades ago in 1975, does Utah, in 2019, still hold the mantle […]