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The Long Game: Soccer Stories from Around the Globe

From Rohingya refugees who are creating new soccer teams in Australia, to a Chilean player striving for women on the pitch, to a MLS star who is giving back to his homeland of Sierra Leone, The Long Game examines the power of sports to change the world for the better. The Long Game is hosted…

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

U.S.-China Relations in the Biden Era

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: February 16, 2022) — This week, 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 world,…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

The 2022 World Cup, U.S. congressional leadership and the Club Q shooting

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the World Cup in Qatar, Utah’s bid for another Olympic games and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepping down from congressional leadership. They…

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Virginia: The Birthplace of Mac n Cheese

You have Chef James Hemings, who cooked for Thomas Jefferson, to thank for the macaroni and cheese on your plate this Thanksgiving. Setting the Table’s Deb Freeman tells us how the French dish became so baked into American cuisine. And: Across troubled waters, enslaved people carried benne seeds and grew them in a new land. Chef Amethyst Ganaway is snacking on…

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Real Estate Frenzy and Rural Utah

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: January 1, 2022)— This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses Utah’s real estate frenzy and its impact on rural Utahns. Over the last year, 22 of Utah’s 29 counties experienced increases in housing prices. Salt Lake County, the state’s most urban and populous, sold 17,000…

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Behind the Headlines

LDS on same-sex marriage and Donald Trump, and Utah’s abortion law

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints react to the faith’s support of a federal law that would codify same-sex marriage. Plus, Donald Trump announces another run for the presidency, but Latter-day Saint Republicans may not be in his camp. And, in an unusual move, state lawmakers say they’ll file an amicus brief opposing a hold…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

International tensions, COP27 and early moves in the 2024 presidential race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss President Joe Biden’s meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, a Ukrainian bomb falling within Polish borders, the COP27 climate summit held in…

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Constructive Dialogue for Grand Challenges: Lessons Learned from Climate Change

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: August 10, 2022) — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses how to foster a meaningful dialogue on society’s grand challenges ranging from environmental crisis to social and political upheaval. This event was put on to celebrate the University of Utah’s 50th anniversary of its…

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Humankind: Constant Emergency

We seem to have entered an age of unrelenting chaos. In stormy times, how can people find healing and meaning? As humanity gropes for a “new normal”, have we reached a kind of turning point? It feels that way — in the wake of the Covid pandemic, intensifying impacts of climate change, the war in…

Behind the Headlines

Mike Lee’s victory and ominous news about the Great Salt Lake

Sen. Mike Lee successfully fends off his independent challenger and Utah’s all-Republican congressional delegation sails to victory in the 2022 midterm elections. And scientists say the Great Salt Lake’s ecological collapse has begun, At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune statewatch editor Jeff Parrott, water and land use reporter Leia Larsen and news columnist…

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