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A conversation with Ken Armstrong, Libertarian Candidate for POTUS

8/9/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are talking to Ken Armstrong, the former NATO commander and U.S. Consul representative now running for President as a Libertarian. He is in Salt Lake City on what he’s calling "The Healing Tour." For more information on the campaign, visit http://www.armstrong2020.com/.

Duration:00:32:48

What to do about mass shootings

8/9/2019
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On this episode of Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson discuss the nation's ongoing issue of mass shootings and role guns play. How do we address it? Through legislation or through social means? Joining us are former law enforcement officer Chris Gebhardt and firearms instructor Jon Smith.

Duration:00:42:59

Issues Facing the LGTBQ+ Community

7/30/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are talking to Troy Williams, executive director of Equality Utah and Marina Gomberg, columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune about LGBTQ+ issues.

Duration:00:33:26

Preparing children for education early on

7/23/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee I’m talking to Kim Fischer, public relations manager for Waterford Upstart and Crissy Boss, Waterford Upstart parent. It’s a program that helps kids get ready for kindergarten. [waterfordupstart.org]

Duration:00:33:41

What America's Hispanic/Latinx really cares about

7/16/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are discussing race — but this time we’re talking to people of Hispanic and Latinx descent about the issues that truly affect them. Joining us are Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz, cohosts of the awarding podcast KSL Cafecito.

Duration:00:37:07

The Dems debate, SCOTUS citizenship ruling, talking about race, and Trump's visit to North Korea

7/9/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are discussing race — and why it’s so hard to talk about, the Dems debate — winners and losers, was the citizenship question racist, and President Trump’s historic visit to North Korea.

Duration:00:37:16

How police trust in the public shapes police behavior

6/25/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee discuss community policing with Chris Burbank, Vice President of Center for Policing Equity, Christina Judd, director of communications for Salt Lake City Police Dept. and SLCPD Lt. Scott Mourtgos, a University of Utah PhD candidate whose research focuses on the police-public relationship from the police perspective. [The Overlooked Perspective of Police Trust in the Public: Measurement and Effects on Police Job...

Duration:00:38:36

How spoilers have become a thing with Richard Greene and Rachel Robison-Greene

6/18/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee discusses spoilers with Richard Greene, a philosophy professor at Weber State University and author of the book, “Spoiler Alert, it’s book about the philosophy of spoilers” and Rachel Robison-Greene, professor of philosophy at Utah State University. Sitting in as cohost is Josh Tilton, producer with KSL Newsradio.com and the handsomest and most talented millennial I know.

Duration:00:39:03

Improving the relationship between the police and the public

6/4/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee discusses community policing with former Salt Lake City police chief Chris Burbank — who is currently the vice president for strategic partnerships for the Center for Policing Equity.

Duration:00:36:10

Understanding the value of workplace inclusion and diversity

5/29/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee discuss inclusion and diversity in the workplace. Joining us are Sara Jones and Shawn Newell who are collaborators in the Inclusion Experience Project — which helps conduct authentic conversations in the workplace. The Inclusion Experience Project will function as a series of unique and intentionally designed learning Experiences aimed to elevate the consciousness of leaders for the purpose of...

Duration:00:36:37

The impact of youth mentoring

5/21/2019
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On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee discuss the positive impacts of mentoring for school-age youth. Joining us are Apollo Burgamy, volunteer and alumni coordinator with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Utah, Big Sister mentor Randi Cleverley and mentee Lilly, a 10-year old forth grader who joined the program a year ago hoping to make a new friend.

Duration:00:32:08

The FBI details the Threat of Domestic Terrorism

5/14/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee discuss the ongoing threat of domestic terrorism with Supervisory Special Agent Karl Schmae who covers national security, specifically our Domestic Terrorism branch. To report possible terrorism call the FBI Salt Lake Office (801) 579-1400 or submit a tip online: https://www.fbi.gov/tips (tips.fbi.gov)

Duration:00:37:49

Teaching the history of racism with Prof. Dale Cressman

5/7/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee discuss race and U.S. history with Dale Cressman, associate professor of Communications at Brigham Young University who teaches media history and journalism and is associate director of student learning (includes assessment and diversity), along with special guest Rebecca Cressman, midday host on FM 100 in SLC and former news reporter.

Duration:00:36:56

Balancing the U.S. Budget with Rep. Ben McAdams

4/30/2019
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On this episode of Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee talk to Fourth District Congressman Ben McAdams, D-UT about his proposed constitutional amendment to force congress to balance the national budget. We also discuss the impact of the nation's growing national debt, increasing deficit spending and the impact all the red-line expenses will have on the U.S. economy today and in the years ahead.

Duration:00:34:24

How family dynamics shape individual development

4/23/2019
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On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee is joined by KSL Cafecito cohosts Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz to discuss how varying parental dynamics shape individual development within families. Joining the discussion is Paul Schvaneveldt, professor of Child and Family Studies at Weber State University.

Duration:00:29:56

To Vaccinate or Not Vaccinate

4/16/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee discuss the benefits and risks within the vaccination debate with Dr. Donna Milavetz, founder and chief executive officer of OnSite Care Clinics.

Duration:00:36:41

Immigration, Jussie Smollett, Chick-fila and marijuana laws

4/9/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee talk about President Trumps's threat to close the southern border, how Chicago law enforcement handled the Jussie Smollett case, denying Chick-fil-A airport contracts and the impact of federal law on legalized marijuana states.

Duration:00:38:19

Creating a people first workplace

4/2/2019
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On this episode of The Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee talk about creating a positive and productive environment in the workplace. Joining us is Kevin Rickleffs, senior vice president of talent management for CHG Healthcare and Michelle West, MaShel West, director for physician recruitment. The healthcare recruiting firm has consistently ranked among the Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For." He'll share some of the company's strategies for...

Duration:00:32:55

Serving with honor, two U.S. Air Force officers tell their stories

3/19/2019
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On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee along with Jason Comstock — cohost of the We Happy Few podcast, which focuses on stories of military veterans, sit down with Maj. Gen. Stacey Hawkins, commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill Air Force Base and 2nd Lt. Laketa Fludd, a newly commissioned officer stationed at Hill. We talk to them about their lives in the United States Air Force, including race, leadership and what it means to serve in uniform.

Duration:00:32:20

Sports fan behavior and the ethics of fandom

3/16/2019
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On this episode of the Loudmouth Project's Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee are joined by Deseret News Utah Jazz beat writer Eric Woodyard to discuss sports fan behavior in the wake of the Jazz issuing lifetime bans to two fans for verbal abuse involving NBA All-star Russell Westbrook. They also share their thoughts on separating one's feelings from a famous artist's work even when they have exhibited abhorrent or even criminal behavior.

Duration:00:38:19