What Is The ‘Utah Way’?
You hear it over and over again from politicians here — “that’s the Utah way.” What they mean is that politics in this state are nice and civil, and everyone has a seat at the table. But … is that really true? We looked into who gets to be in the room where it happens and who’s left knocking at the door.
- Natalie Gochnour, director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah
- Deeda Seed, Senior Utah Campaigner for the Center for Biological Diversity
- Troy Williams, Executive Director for Equality Utah
Recommended Reading and Listening:
- Can politics be civil nowadays?: NPR special series Civility Wars
- Spencer Cox and Chris Peterson on Good Morning America: Ads by political rivals in Utah go viral
- We’re not the only ones paying attention to “the Utah way”: Read what key figures say ‘the Utah way’ is
- Read the full Utah Compact: The Utah Compact
- What the Utah Compact on Immigration Meant Nationally: New York Times Editorial: The Utah Compact
- What the Utah Compromise Meant Nationally: How Utah's Compromise Could Serve As A Model For Other States
- Building Bridges Between LGBTQ+ Community and Republicans: Equality Utah at the 2015 Utah GOP Convention
- Aftermath of the Inland Port protest: Organizers Blame Protest Violence On 'Police Brutality'