Katharine Biele
Katharine Biele

Katharine Biele

A City Weekly contributor since 1992, Biele is the informed voice behind our Hits & Misses and Citizen Revolt columns. When not writing, you can catch her working to empower voters and defend democracy alongside the League of Women Voters.

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  • A Show of 'Emotion'
  • A Show of 'Emotion'

    Grocery stores jump in to the tax reform debate. GOP gubernatorial candidates said what at some recent forums? Plus, listen closely to what Sen. Mike Lee says about Trump.
      Here's a message loud and clear for the Legislature. Your constituents don't like what you're doing.
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  • Citizen Revolt: Jan. 16
  • Citizen Revolt: Jan. 16

    Join others in rallying for clean air. March in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plus, learn about what anti-Semitism is in a modern context.
      Clean air advocates, indigenous leaders, and local food advocates will rally for a healthy environment.
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  • ERA Yes!
  • ERA Yes!

    Why the in-limbo Equal Rights Amendment is now more important than ever.
      The state is home to many other firsts, including electing Martha Hughes Cannon to the state senate in 1896.
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  • Citizen Revolt: Jan. 9
  • Citizen Revolt: Jan. 9

    Hear from lawmakers about legislation planned for this year's session. Learn how to effectively advocate for your desired legislation. Plus, help encourage development of solar energy.
      Here's a chance to hear legislators from both sides of the aisle weigh in on the upcoming 2020 Legislative session.
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  • Speak Up Sooner
  • Speak Up Sooner

    Lessons learned from a nonprofit board's inaction. Tax reform and fear-mongering. Plus, more mind-numbing inland port propaganda.
      Whistleblowers. You've gotta love them in their fight for transparency.
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  • Homeless Hearts
  • Homeless Hearts

    A father and son show us a glimpse of humanity in the city's homelessness trend. An example of how some voter decisions are not created equal. Plus, how you can face jail time for drinking and driving while not even driving.
      No, homelessness is not an easy nut to crack, but Project Empathy is helping.
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  • Citizen Revolt: Jan. 2
  • Citizen Revolt: Jan. 2

    Join others in a rally for housing and helping shelter the homeless. Learn how you can be an advocate for women's rights at the Legislature. Plus, help drive change for the future of our climate.
      It's no secret that the state's largest homeless shelter has been shut down. But many people living on the streets have been unable to find or gain beds at the satellite shelters.
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  • Citizen Revolt: Dec. 26
  • Citizen Revolt: Dec. 26

    Share some love this holiday season. Join others to write to your members of Congress. Plus, learn easy ways to avoid scammers and protect your identity.
      Don't be lonely this holiday season. Hug it out.
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  • OK, Boomers
  • OK, Boomers

    Utah's fertility rate has taken a dive. What's the plan to manage wild horse on BLM land? Plus, the public is fighting back yet again with ballot initiatives.
      Watch out, Utah. We're about to see a baby boom—at least if you read between the lines.
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  • Low Sugar, High Costs
  • Low Sugar, High Costs

    The need for insulin highlights problems with the nation's health care system.
      The Deseret News headline was enough to make you gasp: "Insulin keeps diabetics alive: What happens when they can't afford it?"
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