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Reviving Utah’s Rural Economies

9/11/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: April 14, 2019)— This week on the program, we bring you a forum that looks at distressed rural economies in Utah, the economic and geographic challenges that tend to constrain their growth, and what those rural communities can do to revive their economies. Challenges facing rural Utah […]

Duration:00:57:49

Gender Wage Gap: (In)Equality in Utah

9/4/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today we feature a panel discussion on the gender wage gap in Utah—the causes that drive it, its consequences for women and the economy and what policies are effective in addressing the discrepancy. The gender wage or pay gap refers to the difference in income between men and women […]

Duration:00:57:59

The Wicked Problem of Food, Water, and Energy in Irrigated Systems: Local Solutions for Global Problems

8/28/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week, we feature a lecture delivered by Dr. Edward Weber, a professor of political science and public policy at Oregon State University. Professor Weber’s lecture focuses on the overconsumption of water and how so much overuse could present an array of problems, especially in the context of our […]

Duration:00:58:43

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

8/21/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: December 12, 2018) — In this week’s program, we feature a lecture given by University of Utah professor Annie Fukushima—who works in the Ethnic Studies Division in the School for Cultural & Social Transformation. Some of the areas of research that Fukushima focuses on are migration, human […]

Duration:00:53:51

Sexual assault awareness

8/14/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: September 5, 2018/Revised Air Date: December 5, 2018) — The #MeToo movement, created by community organizer Tarana Burke in 2006, gained mainstream traction over a decade later in 2017 and has since grown to become a global movement of victims confronting their abusers and seeking justice. Despite […]

Duration:01:00:37

U.S.-China trade war and what to do about mass shootings

8/8/2019
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Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the escalating U.S.-China trade war, the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the return of Jon Huntsman Jr. to Utah, his potential […]

Duration:00:25:45

Perceptions of China

8/7/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: January 13, 2016/Revised air date: August, 6, 2019) — This past week, the trade war between China and the U.S. has reached a new high-water mark with China suspending purchases of U.S. agricultural products in reaction to threats of a new round of U.S. tariffs on $300 […]

Duration:00:50:52

Future of the European Union

7/31/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today’s program features a forum on the future of the European Union. Panelists delve into the historical unification of Europe, and why one country — the United Kingdom — is in the process of leaving the EU. “Brexit,” or the British exit from the EU, has defined the premiership […]

Duration:00:58:40

Can Utah’s ski industry survive climate change?

7/24/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week, we bring you a forum on the effects of climate change in Utah — and in particular — its effects on Utah’s ski industry. Officially, adopting the phrase “The Greatest Snow on Earth” over four decades ago in 1975, does Utah, in 2019, still hold the mantle […]

Duration:00:57:00

Should we have a universal basic income?

7/17/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum to ask the question, “Should have a universal basic income?” in the U.S. A universal basic income (UBI) refers to the dispersing of an amount of income to all members within a society, no strings attached—to curb poverty and […]

Duration:00:59:03

Immigration and the Economy

7/10/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum that looks at immigration and the economy. This conversation was held in the wake of significant changes to immigration enforcement by the Trump Administration such as family separation, stepped-up deportation, and significantly reduced numbers of allowed asylum applicants. Since the original air-date, […]

Duration:00:59:09

Utah’s changing demographics and the 2020 census

7/3/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we air a forum on Utah’s changing demographics and the upcoming 2020 census with Mallory Bateman, State Data Center Coordinator at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. The 2020 census has taken on a new political aspect this year, with the potential inclusion of a citizenship […]

Duration:00:50:59

Future of nuclear power in Utah

6/26/2019
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Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – Today we air a forum on the future of nuclear power in Utah with Peter Bradford, Professor of Law and Energy Policy at Vermont Law School and a former US Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner. While Utah has been a source of uranium throughout the 20th century, it has never embraced nuclear energy production. […]

Duration:00:54:51

Mass incarceration and higher education

6/19/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour —This week, a panel discussion on mass incarceration and higher education and the programs that connect them. In Utah, in spite of recent reforms made to sentencing and an overall drop in property and violent crimes, the prison population has continued to expand. Between 2016 and 2017, Utah’s had one of […]

Duration:00:50:58

What does the Inland Port mean for Utah?

6/12/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum on the Inland Port, its impact and future. The Inland Port refers to the planned development of Salt Lake City’s northwestern quadrant into a logistics and distribution hub connecting coastal seaports to inland destinations through rail and ground transportation. The Inland […]

Duration:01:06:21

2019 HIP Talks Finale

6/5/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This spring, the Hinckley Institute of Politics held its 5th annual HIP Talks, a two-minute speech competition at the University of Utah. Students were invited to speak at a series of qualifying rounds, before moving on to the final competition where 30 students competed for cash prizes. In honor of the […]

Duration:00:50:19

Human Rights and Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

5/1/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a discussion that examines the human rights and humanitarian crisis that the Yemeni people are facing today as a result of the ongoing civil war in Yemen. At its root, the conflict (which erupted in 2015) pits the U.S. and Saudi backed […]

Duration:00:55:50

Noble Ambitions, Nobel Prize

4/24/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour —This week on the program, we feature a talk delivered by Susi Snyder, who won a Nobel Peace Prize for her contributions to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Those efforts include producing the report Don’t Bank on the Bomb, the only global report profiling the companies that produce […]

Duration:01:02:56

Reviving Utah’s Rural Economies

4/17/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum that looks at distressed rural economies here in Utah, the economic and geographic challenges that tend to constrain their growth, and what those rural communities can do to revive their economies. Challenges such as population decline stimulated by limited opportunities for jobs and […]

Duration:00:57:45

Immigrants and the Economy

4/10/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum that looks at immigration and the economy. This conversation comes in the wake of significant changes to immigration enforcement by the Trump Administration. Actions such as family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepped-up deportations of undocumented individuals, and reducing the number […]

Duration:01:00:18