Tagged: Opinion

Now's The Time (Editorial)

Opinion

We have an easy fix for President Trump and congressional Republicans desperately trying to convince the American electorate that they have absolutely no intention of eliminating health insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions. read more >

I'm Speaking (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I'm Speaking (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

The phenomenon of women being bulldozed by men is universal. I suspect it’s even more common than the #metoo experience of being sexually harassed (or much worse) in the workplace. read more >

Businesses Need Help — Now (Editorial)

Opinion

On Oct. 8, as Arkansas Business went to press, various political debate stories had knocked off the front page an issue far more important to Arkansas businesses: Is Congress going to approve another economic stimulus package so Arkansans can keep their businesses afloat in the face of a pandemic? read more >

The Fourth Quarter (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Fourth Quarter (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

So much is going on that it’s hard to keep up. I avoid making predictions because I’m almost always wrong, so I’m going to comment on some things that have been sloshing around in my brain. read more >

Goliath vs. Goliath (Editorial)

Opinion

Why does Walmart, with its vast numbers of brick-and-mortar stores, want to own a social media platform best known for viral videos appealing to the young? read more >

This Will Not End Well (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

This Will Not End Well (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodEditor's Note

The number of COVID deaths in our country has already topped 200,000 (roughly the population of Little Rock). But there are millions upon millions of other casualties: More than 61 million unemployment claims had been filed between March and mid-September. read more >

Grim Milestones (Editorial)

Opinion

The United States was nearing 200,000 COVID-19 deaths last week. That’s more than three times the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam War. read more >

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

Bumper-sticker mentality was a problem before social media, but it required acquiring a bumper sticker and deciding that sharing a nuance-free opinion with tail-gaters was worth putting sticky gunk on the car’s bumper. Now spreading opinions — and, all too often, demonstrably false information from unknown sources — can be done with a click. read more >

Take Out Your Checkbook (Editorial)

Opinion

As most of us do remember from the Great Recession, demands on government increase as the number of employed Americans decreases. The same is true for relief agencies like food banks. read more >