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Ruth Marcus On Brett Kavanaugh's 'Supreme Ambition'

Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus says Brett Kavanaugh wasn’t on President Trump’s first or second list of SCOTUS nominees. But he’d clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy, and when Kennedy retired, he recommended a replacement — Kavanaugh made the third list.

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Where do you live when you can’t get into subsidized housing but also can’t afford a place of your own?

Erik Neumann

As an observer of nature, Terry Tempest Williams knows the impact that water, time and wind have a landscape. In her new book “Erosion,” Williams turns her gaze and pen to other types of erosion: the social breakdown of trust, democracy and compassion.

Renee Bright

Scholar Terryl Givens says Mormonism is a radical alternative to mainstream Christianity. So why do LDS Republicans sound pretty much like all the other conservatives on the Christian right? This was the question that reporter Lee Hale wanted to answer.

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In the documentary I Am Human, filmmakers Taryn Southern and Elena Gaby follow three subjects whose brains are linked to machines, making them the world's first human cyborgs.

It’s the New Year and, if you’re anything like us, you’re thinking about at least a couple of things you’d like to change in your day-to-day habits. Researcher Wendy Wood says change isn’t about willpower, but rather tapping into our unconscious selves. 

Brecht van Maele

Writer Dave Eggers has written scores of news articles about his time following Donald Trump on the campaign trail, but to help him make sense of what he has experienced, he turned to satire. 

Tan France and Doug Fabrizio talking in the studio.
Kelsie Moore

 

Queer Eye's Tan France takes fashion seriously. It impacts how we carry ourselves and our self-esteem. He joined us this October to talk about growing up, why fashion matters, his love of Salt Lake City and everything else that makes him Naturally Tan.

This show originally aired on Oct. 10, 2019.

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This week, the Washington Post reported that a whistleblower filed a complaint to the Internal Revenue Service that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has stockpiled roughly $100 billion in funds in their investment management company, Ensign Peak Advisors.

Michael Lionstar

In her most recent book, The Lost Art of Scripture, religious scholar Karen Armstrong looks into the history of sacred texts, showing how religious practitioners' relationships with them have changed, and how many of us have lost sight of what they were originally written for. 

Sharah Meservy for Plan-B Theatre Company

Nothing quite says happy holidays like a futuristic AI take over – which is why our annual Radio Hour is bringing you “a little sentient AI for the holidays.” Join us for Plan-B Theatre Company’s live performance of Utah playwright Matthew Ivan Bennett’s sci-fi experiment, “CIRCLE.”

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Are robots taking over the world? In her new book about artificial intelligence, Melanie Mitchell sets aside the hysterics around AI and asks us to think about it this way: What can artificial intelligence actually do well? And what can’t it do?

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Utah's New Tax Code And The Campaign To Repeal It

An effort is underway to repeal sweeping changes to the state’s tax code made by legislators last month. Friday, we’re asking what the tax reform package means for Utahns and whether the changes will stick.

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