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Public Olympic funding should be transparent for Utahns

Most people understand the notion that nothing is truly free. The free meals and other perks in that fancy office at work could be translated into larger paychecks. The store promotion is almost certainly being covered by higher prices because businesses have to make a profit. So why then do …

Efforts to sow distrust in elections continue in Utah

For the past month and a half, an old fashioned roadshow has been taking place in counties across our state. While that may recall images of traveling salesmen or theater troupes, this roadshow was more of a mix between a bad circus and an evangelical huckster. And the man who …

Utah isn’t being a good neighbor

For years, Utah has harbored the worst air quality of any U.S. state. Incidentally, Utah is the 3rd most polluted state. While it’s no surprise that Utah has some of the worst air quality in the United States, our pollutants have often drifted across state lines, polluting our neighbor states …

Utahns deserve to have a voice in redistricting process

It’s with a shared sense of conviction that I hear Utahns, including myself, contend that our state is turning purple with each election. A pat on the back, a smile exchanged as we assure ourselves our state is one shifting in the favor of progress, one that is learning to …

Lawmakers must do more to prevent gun violence

Firearms are the leading cause of death among children and teens in Utah. This disturbing fact underscores the need for more effective gun control laws in our state. However, due to a twisted interpretation of the Second Amendment, our state lawmakers refuse to act on gun violence prevention. Instead of …

Utah’s cannabis laws are failing us

Did you know Utah is one of only 18 states that still punishes individuals for non-violent cannabis possession? Under current Utah law, possession of as little as an ounce or less of cannabis can result in up to a thousand dollars in fines and a six-month jail sentence. These penalties …

Humans Against Mike Lee

Mike Lee has been a United States senator for 12 years. So we decided to look into his record according to some of our core principles and let you know why we are #HumansAgainstMikeLee. Strong Communities Mike Lee is against affordable healthcare. The most vivid example of Mike Lee’s fight …

Debunking misinformation

In 2020, AZ Congressman Paul Gosar tweeted an image that appeared to show former President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shaking hands. Reporters quickly debunked the photo as an altered fake of a real photo between Obama and former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. But the fake was shared …

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