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 Anthony Scoma, 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.

Hinckley Caucus RoomThe 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 Role of Local Media

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses the role that local media plays in Utah and across the country. This week’s panel gets into how local media lead to more accountable government, greater awareness of local issues and engagement with local communities. The panel includesJay Evensen, […]

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Where are the Workers? Examining the Labor Shortage

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: October 27, 2021) — This week on the program, a panel looks at the current forces at play in the labor market, the demand for more workers and the way this has contributed to a rise in strikes across U.S. industries. According to numbers released by the […]

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U.S.-China Relations in the Biden Era

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: March 31, 2021)  — Today a panel discussion on what to expect of U.S.-China relations during the Biden administration, as well as the long history between the two nations and where we go from here. The United States and China are the two largest economies in the […]

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Supply Chain and the Impact on Housing

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, a panel of experts look at the housing market in Utah and how the supply chain has slowed the ability to meet the demand for more homes. Over the past decade, Utah has seen one of the hottest housing markets in the country, which […]

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Wildfires and the West

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: August 22, 2021) — This week on the program, a panel of experts look at the worsening fire conditions in the western U.S. and discuss the efforts to mitigate wildfires in the region. This summer, the Wasatch Front saw some of the worst air quality in the […]

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