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.

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.

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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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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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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Fake News and Alternative Facts

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour—This week on the forum, 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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Genetics and Justice: DNA Identification Technologies in Post-Dictatorial Argentina

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour— This week on the program, we bring you a forum on the Abuelas de la Plaza de Mayo, a group formed in 1977 to locate and reunify with their grandchildren disappeared during the Argentinian dictatorship. This organization of women championed a matriarchal politics and began a legal, psychological and scientific movement […]

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