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Utah’s Opioid Epidemic

4/18/2018
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The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently 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 […]

Duration:00:56:42

Examining Utah’s Urban-Rural Divide

4/11/2018
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The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently 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 […]

Duration:00:54:52

Sharia and Everyday Life: Marriage Iranian Style in Norway

4/4/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Re-Air date: April 4, 2018) — Sharia is a set of Muslim religious laws that are practiced in varying degrees of severity in Muslim countries. While many Americans equate Shariah with misogyny, intolerance, or barbaric punishments, many practicing Muslims and Muslim scholars say Sharia is, in fact, a set of […]

Duration:00:52:52

How to Bring the Country Together in a Time of Hyperpartisanship

3/28/2018
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(Air dates: March 28 ~ 31, 2018) — Congressman John K. Delaney is the first announced Democratic candidate for President in the 2020 election and currently represents Maryland’s Sixth District in the House of Representatives. Congressman Delaney grew up in a blue-collar union household and his parents did not attend college. Delaney founded and led two-publicly […]

Duration:00:50:09

Dolores Huerta: A Born Again Feminist

3/21/2018
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(Air dates: March 21 ~ 24, 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 farmworkers. In […]

Duration:00:55:57

Panel on Homelessness in Salt Lake City and Updates to Operation Rio Grande

3/7/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: March 7 ~ 10, 2018) —The Hinckley Institute recently hosted a panel addressing Homelessness in Salt Lake City and updates to Operation Rio Grande. The panelists included: Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, Spencer J. Cox was sworn in as Utah’s 8th Lieutenant Governor on October 16, 2013. As Lieutenant Governor, he […]

Duration:00:52:35

Systemic Racism

2/14/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Re-Air dates: February 14 ~ 17, 2017) —The Hinckley Institute recently hosted a panel addressing systemic racism. The panelists seek to not only explain what systemic racism is, and where it be seen or felt, but what impact it has on our community here locally in Utah, and how it […]

Duration:00:54:56

Is Free Speech Worth It?

2/7/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Re-Air dates: February 7 ~ 10, 2017) — It’s generally understood that free speech is a right all Americans enjoy under the First Amendment. But some forms of speech can be threatening, or can raise fear among certain groups of people. At what point can, or should some hateful speech be shut […]

Duration:01:02:56

How Utah Immigrants Are Responding to Trump’s Executive Orders

1/31/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Re-Air date: January 31 ~ February 3, 2018) — The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted a forum addressing how immigrants and their families in Utah are responding to President Trump’s executive actions on immigration and public safety. The panelists included: Luis Garza, Executive Director of Comunidades Unidas; Marlene Gonzalez, an immigration […]

Duration:01:06:42

Race, Class, and Gender Inequities in the U.S.

1/24/2018
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Re-Air dates: January 24 ~ 27, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted another in a series of Campus Community Dialogues: Understanding Our Differences, Shaping Our Future – Race, Class, and Gender Inequities in the U.S. The forum was sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Science, the […]

Duration:01:28:27

Drone Warfare and the Law of Armed Conflict

11/29/2017
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Today unpiloted airplanes – drones, flying virtually unseen miles above the Earth – are common in the skies over Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, and elsewhere. They are increasingly used for surveillance of potential enemies, and if necessary, they are used to kill people deemed to be foreign terrorists. Recently Ryan Vogel, Director of National Security Studies […]

Duration:00:57:41

McKay Coppins: Media in the Age of Trump

11/8/2017
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(Air dates: November 8 ~ 11, 2017) — McKay Coppins is a political journalist and writer for the Atlantic. He authored the 2015 book, The Wilderness — Deep Inside the Republican Party’s Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House. Coppins is a graduate from Brigham Young University. Coppins spent time covering Donald Trump […]

Duration:00:59:00

Rohingyan Genocide & Tackling Child Sex Abuse in Bolivia

11/1/2017
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(Air dates: November 1 ~ 4, 2017) –A few weeks ago, Umar Mohamad Arif, a leader of the Rohingyan community living in Utah spoke out against what appears to be an unfolding genocide being perpetrated against his people in the Rakhine state in western Myanmar. He spoke on October 16, 2017. His entire talk can be […]

Duration:00:53:21

Queer Futures

10/18/2017
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: October 18 ~ 21, 2017) — Recently a panel of LGBTQ youth gathered to discuss their outlooks for the future, how they want others to view them, and what kind of activism they think is needed to achieve the kind of equitable, safe and accepting futures they all […]

Duration:01:00:50

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

10/11/2017
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: October 11 ~ 14, 2017) — This past week the Deputy Consulate General from South Korea, Jimin Kim, visited the University of Utah. He spoke mainly about the growing tensions with North Korea, and the importance of South Korea’s long-held alliance with the United States, and what his […]

Duration:00:52:49

Rape Is Not Normal

8/30/2017
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: April 19 ~ 22, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute recently hosted a conversation addressing normalization of rape. Because sexual violence and rape happen so often, and is punished so rarely, a growing number of scholars and activists say American society has become desensitized to it, operating under an […]

Duration:00:56:47

The Politics of Gender Inequality

7/19/2017
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: May 11, 2016) — Recently the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted two panels on the topic of inequality. The first discussion focused on gender inequality: what it means, what causes it, why it’s a problem, and what can be done about it. This forum was recorded on […]

Duration:00:59:15

Income Inequality

7/12/2017
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: May 18, 2016) — The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted two panels on inequality. This week we are airing its session on income inequality. Four academic scholars offer different perspectives on this troubling trend. The speakers include: Thomas Maloney, Chair of the Economics Department, and Director […]

Duration:00:52:05

The Discourse of Refugees and Immigration Policy

6/28/2017
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: March 28/ April 1, 2017) — Recently the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted another Campus-Community Dialogue Series – Understanding Our Differences, Shaping our Future: about Refugees and Immigration Policy. The panelists included Jason Mathis, Executive Director of the Downtown Alliance; Bradley Parker, Esq., with the Refugee Justice League […]

Duration:01:22:52

Wes Moore, Author and Youth Advocate

6/21/2017
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: March 12, 2014) – Wes Moore is a youth advocate, U.S. Army combat veteran, television host, and social entrepreneur. Moore spoke about his book, The Other Wes Moore, juvenile justice, and issues affecting young people of color in America today. Despite early aca­d­e­mic and behav­ioral strug­gles, Moore […]

Duration:00:50:58

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