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McKay Coppins: Media in the Age of Trump

(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

(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

Standing Up For Utah’s Needs

(Air dates: October 25 ~ 28, 2017) — This week members of the Utah Citizens’ Counsel presented their 2017 report: Standing Up For Utah’s Needs. The group is an independent, non-partisan group of senior community advocates who are dedicated to improving public policy on complex issues through dialogue, creative problem solving, and consensus building. This […]

Duration: 01:02:50

Queer Futures

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

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

College Affordability and the “Free” College Movement

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: October 4 ~ 7, 2017) — Do you have college loan debts? If the answer is yes, then you’re not alone. About seven in 10 graduating college seniors have borrowed for their educations. And an estimated 40 million Americans have school loan debt. Recently Jason Taylor, Assistant Professor […]

Duration: 01:01:20

Rape Is Not Normal

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

Systemic Racism

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: February 8, 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 can […]

Duration: 00:54:56

Reflections of an Aid Worker in South Sudan

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: May 3, 2017) — Recently the Tanner Center for Human Rights co-sponsored Renuka Naj to speak at the Hinckley Institute. Naj recently returned from serving a year in Juba, South Sudan, a country that has collapsed into violent civil war. She spoke on February 8, 2017.

Duration: 00:27:57

Dog Whistle Politics

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: October 1, 2014) – Ian Haney Lopez is a professor of law at the University of California, Berkley, and author of Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals have Wrecked the Middle Class. He examines how race-related language and imagery has been used since the 1960’s Civil […]

Duration: 00:51:01

The Politics of Gender Inequality

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

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

How Utah Immigrants Are Responding to Trump’s Executive Orders

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: March 22/25, 2017) — 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

The Discourse of Refugees and Immigration Policy

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

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

Thinking Beyond Trump and Putin

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: June 7 ~ 10, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute hosted two representatives from the Kennan Institute, a division of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, to give their perspectives on the current state of Russia and Vladmir Putin’s government. The forum was titled, “The Future of U.S. – […]

Duration: 01:02:33

Sharia and Everyday Life: Marriage Iranian Style in Norway

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 31 ~ June 3, 2017) — 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, […]

Duration: 01:00:00

How To Start a New City

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 24 ~ 27, 2017) — How Do You Start a New City? What are the opportunities and challenges for Utah’s Newest City, Milcreek? The new mayor of Millcreek, Jeff Silvestrini, recently addressed some of these big questions along with new city councilwoman Bev Uipi. Millcreek City is […]

Duration: 01:08:37

Balancing the Economy and the Environment

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 17 ~ 20, 2017) — Concerns for the environment are seemingly in constant conflict with the economy in American public discourse and policy-making these days. But must they be? Where can the balance be found? What can both sides learn from listening to one another? The College […]

Duration: 01:22:08

Mexico-U.S. Relations at a “Critical Point”

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 10 ~ 13, 2017) — Relations between leaders of Mexico and the United States have reached a “critical point”, according to Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S., Geronimo Gutierrez Fernandez. Fernandez spoke at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Immigration policy, Trump’s proposed border […]

Duration: 00:49:34

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