Independence Day: a reckoning

Independence Day: a reckoning

Independence Day: a reckoning Written by Rick B. Larsen  July 2, 2020 Throughout our history, certain Independence Day observances stand out. Typically these happen during years marked by conflict – difficulties that cause the traditionally carefree...
Racism did not begin in America, but it can end here

Racism did not begin in America, but it can end here

Racism did not begin in America, but it can end here Written by Rick B. Larsen  June 11, 2020 Originally published in Deseret News. There are two things that stand out as I watch a nation react to the death of George Floyd. First, I will never understand how...
President’s letter: Our urgent work

President’s letter: Our urgent work

President’s letter: Our urgent work Written by Rick B. Larsen  March 27, 2020 Dear friend: The last few weeks have been challenging. Like you, we are working from home, worrying about our families, and – through it all – watching how remarkable and...
President’s letter: We will prevail

President’s letter: We will prevail

President’s letter: We will prevail Written by Rick B. Larsen  March 17, 2020 Dear friend: Current events are proving to test even the calmest of nerves. Day by day, the news becomes a little more troubling, disruptions to our lives more frequent and...
Sutherland President comments on tax repeal

Sutherland President comments on tax repeal

Sutherland President comments on tax repeal Rick B. Larsen  January 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SALT LAKE CITY—Today Sutherland Institute President and CEO Rick Larsen delivered the following statement: Something significant occurred this week. With the...