Voices of Reason-logo

Voices of Reason

News & Politics Podcasts >

More Information

Location:

United States

Language:

English

Contact:

801-575-6397


Episodes

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

6/18/2019
More
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
More
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
More
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 driving...

Duration:00:36:37

The impact of youth mentoring

5/21/2019
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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

What is Fake News?

3/12/2019
More
On this episode of the Voices of Reason Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson explore the issue of fake news with Eric Peterson — president of the Utah chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and University of Utah Communications Professor Avery Holton.

Duration:00:34:05

Utah politics with Sen. Todd Weiler

2/28/2019
More
On this episode of Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and guest host Tom Luoma sit down with Utah state Sen. Todd Weiler to discuss his recently launched podcast Toddcast Utah, which covers the politics of the state legislature.

Duration:00:37:16

Blackface, redemption and free speech in class

2/21/2019
More
On this episode of Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee talk to University of Utah Psychology Professor Paul White, PhD. on the use of blackface by white people, can people be redeemed after admitting their sins or should they step aside and should kids be arrested for not saying the pledge of allegiance.

Duration:00:36:10

The Public Health Crisis of Opioid Abuse

2/15/2019
More
On this episode of Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee discuss the Utah’s and the nation’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the opioid problem. Joining us is Mikelle Moore, Senior Vice President of Community Health for Intermountain Healthcare. [For questions regarding the use of prescription meds such as opioids, visit Use Only As Directed website.]

Duration:00:37:12

Lynching in the 21st Century w/ Jacqueline Olive

2/7/2019
More
On this episode of Voices of Reason, Amy Donaldson and Jasen Lee speak with award-winning filmmaker Jacqueline Olive. Her documentary Always In Season won the Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. We discuss the historical impacts of lynching on African Americans throughout the nation's history and how some institutions may still be allowing it to continue even today.

Duration:00:33:16

Introducing WashingTown — A Loudmouth Project Gig

2/7/2019
More
On the inaugural episode of The LoudMouth Project's WashingTown, freshman Rep. Ben McAdams, D-UT talks about learning the ropes of his new job as congressman from Utah's 4th district. He also talks about balancing his new duties with his home life with his wife Julie and their four children.

Duration:00:12:10

Traveling While Black — The Story of Ben's Chili Bowl

1/31/2019
More
On this episode of Voices of Reason, Jasen Lee and Amy Donaldson discuss a documentary at the Sundance Film Festival this year called Traveling While Black about African-Americans’ struggles to travel freely around the U.S., from restrictions in the pre-civil rights era to the challenges minorities face today. Joining us today are Virginia and Vida Ali, owners of Ben’s Chili Bowl — a landmark eatery in Washington D.C. that was one of the 'safe havens' for blacks travelers in the east.

Duration:00:39:33