KCPW Presents

Global Women Fighting Back

This one hour special is about how women overcome economic barriers to empower themselves and their communities. hosted by Reena Ninan. You’ll hear about justice for domestic migrant workers in Gulf states, the financial factors behind female genital mutilation and a program in the Congo working to overcome longstanding cultural barriers to women owning land.…

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Saving the Climate is Good for Business

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, two members from the Climate Leadership Council share their plan for a carbon dividend as a means to curb carbon emissions and build U.S. businesses. The group claims their “Bipartisan Climate Roadmap” would cut U.S. CO2 emissions in half by 2035 and provide a…

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Behind the Headlines

Property taxes, asbestos lawsuits and visa lotteries

A Utah senator sees a way to ease the property tax burden on homeowners. A bill at the Legislature would make it more difficult to sue for asbestos injuries. And, with the H-1B visa lottery poised to start, some experts say the process makes it hard to hire international talent. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Tony…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

Utah’s snowpack, SCOTUS hears student loan forgiveness case and the end of the 2023 Utah Legislative Session

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. The hosts discuss the snowpack from frequent storms, the Energy Department’s assessment of the COVID-19 lab leak theory, student loan forgiveness before SCOTUS, the…

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

U.S. Foreign Policy in Uncertain Times

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: January 1, 2021) — Today, a look back at President Biden’s plans for U.S. foreign policy during unprecedented world events. As we approach the halfway point in Biden’s term in office—and unprecedented global events continue—a panel will discuss how foreign policy issues maintained under the Trump administration will…

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KCPW Presents

<strong>Witness: Women’s History Month</strong>

A special hour-long edition of Witness History from the BBC World Service. Remarkable stories of women’s history, told by the women who were there. Selected from the BBC’s Witness History program, we hear moving, inspiring and even outrageous stories about a few of the most important women in living memory. We hear women organizing and…

Behind the Headlines

Shocking sex assault case, LDS Church fined, and a quarry quarrel

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has agreed to pay $5 million for hiding past stock holdings in a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. More than 90 women allege that a Utah doctor sexually assaulted them. And a bill at the Legislature would shield new quarries from county or municipal oversight. At 9 a.m. on Friday,…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

Former President Jimmy Carter, Utah’s NBA All-Star game and the fight over state tax cuts

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. The hosts discuss former President Jimmy Carter entering hospice care, Dominion Voting Systems’ fraud claim against Fox News, the environmental disaster in East Palestine,…

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Ukraine: One Year Later

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today on the program, a panel of experts discusses the war in Ukraine a year since the Russian invasion began. Professors from the University of Utah look back to the predictions made at the outset of the conflict and the reality of unfolding war.  The panel includes Marjorie Castle,…

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Local News

How We Survive: The Rising Sea

The climate crisis is here. Time is slipping away to stop the worst effects of global warming, and the world is looking for solutions. In “How We Survive: The Rising Sea,” Amy Scott follows the money to the end of the world. In this case, South Florida. Miami is one of the most vulnerable coastal…

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