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Austen Diamond for KUER

With the state growing at breakneck speed and tax reform suddenly at issue once again, Utah's legislators have a lot to do in the next 45 days.

Renee Bright / KUER

 

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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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.

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.

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.

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. 

Provided by Utah Film Center

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.

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.

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. 

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