Tagged: Opinion

Rays of Hope (Editorial)

Opinion

Those of us in the news business know this to be true: Bad news is always more memorable than good news. And there’s no question that there is plenty of bad news — always has been, but especially this year. read more >

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

OpinionHealth Care

The current state of affairs — social, political — is in turmoil in part due to mixed messages from individuals and institutions. The viral pandemic has rendered impotent authoritative and instructive messaging. read more >

Be Careful Out There (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Be Careful Out There (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegalTransportationEditor's Note

A $2.4 million scam perpetrated against the Arkansas Department of Transportation is a particularly useful case for business executives to consider since it involves a simple, unsophisticated and yet exceptionally effective form of fraud, and any business that pays employees or vendors is vulnerable. read more >

Remote Work: Luxury or Necessity? (Tab Townsell Commentary)

Remote Work: Luxury or Necessity? (Tab Townsell Commentary)

OpinionTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Today, remote work is no longer considered an added job perk. It’s widely recognized as a workplace necessity — both by employees and employers — and not simply because of social distancing measures put in place during the coronavirus pandemic. read more >

The $500 Billion Question (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The $500 Billion Question (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

There are enough women willing to pay $75 or $100 or $125 for a dozen or more eyeshadows that new “palette” releases from high-end brands are as anticipated as blockbuster movies. It’s all about the “color story,” you see. read more >

Systemic Racism, Your Business (Stephanie Jackson Commentary)

Systemic Racism, Your Business (Stephanie Jackson Commentary)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegal

When the United States forced the end of slavery, it intentionally reconstructed a country that held fast to the ideals of Blacks being less than equal. It instituted codes, polices and laws that kept Black Americans from obtaining the key to stability and wealth — capital. read more >

Winds of Change (Editorial)

Opinion

The pandemic is also highlighting inequities in health care, among them the vulnerabilities of a system that ties health insurance to employment when employment is nowhere to be found. read more >

Remote Work: Pandemic & Beyond (Regina Young Commentary)

Remote Work: Pandemic & Beyond (Regina Young Commentary)

OpinionHealth CareLegalTechnology & Telecom

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that technology has made remote work viable for positions previously considered not suitable for such arrangements. And many employees who were previously apprehensive about remote work have now embraced it. Will employers now consider making remote work permanent for such positions? read more >

Old Times There... (Editorial)

Opinion

Private companies and local and state leaders in the United States continue to show initiative on controversial social and political issues while leadership in the Oval Office remains missing in action. read more >