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Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S.

12/12/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — In this week’s program, University of Utah professor Annie Fukushima—who works in the Ethnic Studies Division in the School for Cultural & Social Transformation—delivers a lecture on the research she compiled in her new book “Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S.,” scheduled for release in July 2019. Some of the […]

Duration:00:53:44

Beyond Words: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

12/5/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: September 5, 2018) — Despite the successful efforts of the #MeToo campaign to increase awareness around sexual assault and harassment, survivors and survivor advocates say that there is still a significant amount of work to be done. In April 2018, the Hinckley Institute featured a forum on the history […]

Duration:01:01:05

Role of the Prosecutor in the 21st Century

11/28/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — In this week’s program, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill discusses the evolving role of the public prosecutor and the challenges prosecutors face in the 21st century. Gill contrasts what was historically expected of a district attorney—when success was generally defined by the number of convictions secured—with what a […]

Duration:00:54:09

Trust in the Media

11/21/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today’s program draws on a recent Hinckley Institute/Salt Lake Tribune poll where 42 percent of respondents said they had no trust in the media. But what exactly does “the media” mean? That’s one of a number of questions panelists grapple with on the show, which features a discussion on public […]

Duration:00:54:16

Civility in Politics: Resilience of American Institutions

11/14/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today, we feature the second part of a 2-Part panel discussion entitled Civility in Politics: Resilience of American Institutions. In part one, the panel addressed the challenges of incivility within today’s political and civil discourse. Part two features a look at both the historical and contemporary resilience of American institutions in […]

Duration:00:55:12

Civility in Politics: The Challenge of Incivility

11/7/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today, we feature the first of a two-part panel discussion entitled Civility in Politics: The Challenge of Incivility. The panel members examine the polarization of the American electorate today, and how that plays into the current political discourse. Speaking on the panel: Retired Utah Supreme Court justice Christine Durham; Former state […]

Duration:01:00:40

Ballot Ready 2018: Proposition 4 – Better Boundaries

10/31/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today’s program wraps up the Hinckley Institutes’ Ballot Ready 2018 series with a panel discussion on this year’s Proposition 4: the initiative to create an independent redistricting commission in Utah. The idea behind the initiative is to move the process of political redistricting, which occurs once-every-decade after the federal […]

Duration:00:58:22

Ballot Ready 2018: Utah Nonbinding Opinion Question 1 – Our Schools Now

10/24/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — On this week’s program, we continue with the Hinckley Institute’s Ballot Ready 2018 series, which aims to inform campus and community members about the issues they will be voting on this November. Today, we take a look at Opinion Question #1: a non-binding referendum to increase funding for Utah roads […]

Duration:01:00:48

Ballot Ready 2018: Proposition 2 – the Medical Marijuana Initiative

10/17/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — With election day approaching, the Hinckley Institute has been hosting a series of forums called “Ballot Ready 2018.” The forums are intended to inform and prepare individuals as they get ready to cast their vote in just a few short weeks. This year, Utah has 3 ballot initiatives for voters to […]

Duration:00:56:08

Opioid Truths, Myths, and Breakthroughs: Connecting Communities to Solutions

10/10/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — A few weeks ago, the Hinckley Institute held a panel discussion on the current state of the opioid epidemic here in Utah and nationwide. According to new data released by Lt. Gov Spencer Cox’s office, in 2017 Utah’s number of prescription opioid overdose deaths declined for the third consecutive […]

Duration:01:04:34

Campaign Finance Reform

10/3/2018
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Today on the program: a panel discussion held last week at the Hinckley Institute focusing on the role of money in politics and the rules governing how a political candidate, nominee or incumbent raises money to fund their election campaigns. Those rules include disclosing the names of individuals, organizations and companies who donate to political […]

Duration:00:53:13

What Is the Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal?

9/26/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Rick Wayman, deputy director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, discusses the future of the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Wayman looks at the deal’s history and the broader foreign policy implications of the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from […]

Duration:00:58:15

Civility in Politics: Why Has Civility in Politics Declined?

9/19/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: May 2, 2018) — Earlier this year, the Hinckley Institute hosted Part 1 of a 2-Part panel discussion titled: Civility in Politics. The panel surveys the political landscape, both nationally and locally, and then addresses the question: Why has civility in politics declined? The panelists include: Matt Burbank, Associate Professor in the […]

Duration:00:57:36

2018 HIP Talks: Finale

9/12/2018
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This past spring, the Hinckley Institute of Politics held its 4th annual HIP Talks, a two-minute speech competition at the University of Utah. Students were invited to speak through a series of qualifying rounds, before reaching the final competition. The HIP in ‘HIP Talks’ stands for Hinckley Institute of Politics. For the final competition, 30 […]

Duration:00:51:12

Beyond Words: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

9/5/2018
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Despite the successful efforts of the #MeToo campaign to increase awareness around sexual assault and harassment, survivors and survivor advocates say that there is still a significant amount of work to be done. In April 2018, the Hinckley Institute featured a forum on the history and culture of sexual violence. The event was part of […]

Duration:01:01:03

The Debate over Medical Marijuana in Utah

8/29/2018
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(Original Air Date: April 25, 2018) — The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a panel that looks at the debate playing out in Utah over medical marijuana. Earlier this year, the Utah State Legislature passed laws that will legalize medical marijuana for a very small number of people: those with a terminal illness who, at the […]

Duration:00:51:31

Dolores Huerta: A Born Again Feminist

8/22/2018
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(Original Air Date: March 21, 2018) — Dolores Huerta is an American Labor leader, civil rights activist, feminist and Mother. She is also the founder of the Agricultural Workers Association, and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union. Huerta has spent her life working to fight discrimination and to improve conditions for farm-workers. In 2012, […]

Duration:00:53:32

The Bottom Line: Estate Planning & Legal Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs — Scott McCullough, Attorney

8/21/2018
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The Bottom Line – (Original Air date: June 7, 2016) Scott McCullough is a partner at Callister Nebeker & McCullough. He specializes in business law, asset protection and estate planning, but he also advises entrepreneurs who are building their own companies. Company founders are wise to seek professional advice early in their journey. Important decisions […]

Duration:00:36:33

Examining Utah’s Urban-Rural Divide

8/15/2018
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The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a panel addressing the Utah Rural-Urban Divide with students of the Honors College Praxis Lab attending in the audience. The panel examines how the divide between rural and urban Utah creates challenges for the State and its residents. The Praxis Lab draws students from all disciplines to collaborate on […]

Duration:00:54:52

Utah’s Opioid Epidemic

8/8/2018
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The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a panel that looks at Utah’s Opioid Epidemic and explores potential solutions in addressing the problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2016 – more than 63,000 people died from drug overdoses around the country, and nearly two-thirds of those deaths involved a prescription or illicit opioid. […]

Duration:00:56:42