INSTITUTE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INSTITUTE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: No thinking at Sutherland tank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347639-82/hate-sutherland-tank-institute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347639-82/hate-sutherland-tank-institute.html.csp">Letter: No thinking at Sutherland tank</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:52.484-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stop it! Stop calling the Sutherland Institute a “think tank” or a “leading conservative voice.” They are none of these. The Sutherland Institute is an organization of hate mongers. Paul Mero has just been the head bigot, nothing more. He is, however, responsible for getting the World Congress of Families to have their convention here in Salt Lake. The World Congress of Families in listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, who tracks the likes of the KKK, the Aryan Brotherhood a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347639@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:52 MDT Board ousts Paul Mero as Sutherland Institute president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339799-90/2000-board-discrimination-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339799-90/2000-board-discrimination-family.html.csp">Board ousts Paul Mero as Sutherland Institute president</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T21:18:58.091-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The board of the Sutherland Institute, the state’s most prominent conservative think tank, has asked its longtime president, Paul Mero, to resign after long-simmering disputes apparently reached a head. Mero, who ran the institute since 2000, said the disagreements were over “organizational matters” and executing the plans the group had made. “There is no disagreement over philosophy or direction or the projects we’ve been working on,” Mero said in an interview. “It’s just a matter of differenc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339799@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:18:58 MDT Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246612-223/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246612-223/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp">Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T15:16:59.596-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Sundance Institute is expanding its global reach, with a version of the Sundance Film Festival launching this fall in Hong Kong. Sundance Film Festival — Hong Kong Selects will bring eight titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival for their Hong Kong premieres over two weekends between Sept. 19 and Sept. 28, the institute announced Friday morning. The eight films, accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and festival organizers, will be screened at The Metroplex, a newly opened cinepl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246612@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 15:16:59 MDT Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58246714-66/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58246714-66/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp">Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T00:10:03.399-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 12:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Sundance Institute is expanding its global reach, with a version of the Sundance Film Festival launching this fall in Hong Kong. Sundance Film Festival — Hong Kong Selects will bring eight titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival for their Hong Kong premieres over two weekends between Sept. 19 and Sept. 28, the institute announced Friday morning. The eight films, accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and festival organizers, will be screened at The Metroplex, a newly opened cineple...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246714@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:10:03 MDT Small cars fare poorly in crash tests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241209-79/crash-tests-institute-test.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241209-79/crash-tests-institute-test.html.csp">Small cars fare poorly in crash tests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:19:01.629-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of “good” in new frontal crash tests. The Nissan Leaf, Nissan Juke, Fiat 500L and Mazda5 wagon all fared worst in the tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an Arlington, Va.-based safety group that’s funded by insurers. The Chevrolet Volt, Ford C-Max, Mitsubishi Lancer, Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ all got the second-highest rating of “acceptable.” The Hyundai Veloster and Scion ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582412092014-07-30T11:19:01.629-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T11:19:01.629-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:19:01 MDT Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237523-79/percent-debt-credit-collections.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237523-79/percent-debt-credit-collections.html.csp">Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency, potentially hurting credit scores and job prospects, said Caroline Ratcliffe, a senior fellow at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582375232014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237523@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:41:59 MDT Study: 35 percent in U.S. are facing debt collectors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236765-79/debt-percent-collections-credit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236765-79/debt-percent-collections-credit.html.csp">Study: 35 percent in U.S. are facing debt collectors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency, potentially hurting credit scores and job prospects, said Caroline Ratcliffe, a senior fellow at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367652014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236765@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:09:02 MDT Op-ed: World Congress of Families is not a hate group http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58156858-82/family-wcf-hate-sutherland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58156858-82/family-wcf-hate-sutherland.html.csp">Op-ed: World Congress of Families is not a hate group</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul Mero</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:56:01.278-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Aug. 15, 2012, Floyd Corkins walked into the Washington, D.C., office of the Family Research Council armed with a handgun, intent on killing staff. Fortunately, the security guard he shot was able to disarm Corkins before he hurt any others. The gunman was upset with the Family Research Council’s pro-family politics. As it turns out, the council was listed in 2010 as a “hate group” for its pro-family politics by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), and Corkins told the FBI he went to the S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156858@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:56:01 MDT