Tagged: Opinion And Analysis

The Price of Ignorance (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Price of Ignorance (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

I am no constitutional scholar, but the deadly insurrection against Congress for doing its constitutional duty and subsequent fallout proves that even the president of the United States didn’t understand the constitutional process by which he was elected (and then sent packing). read more >

Hate: Not a Strategy (Editorial)

Opinion

Arkansas’ proposed hate crimes law would add 20% more jail time or fines for crimes committed against someone based on factors such as the victim’s race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. read more >

A Year Like No Other (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Year Like No Other (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareRestaurants & FoodEditor's Note

I never imagined that I would experience a bigger news story than 9/11, which killed 2,977 Americans in a single day. But COVID-19, a disease few of us had heard of at this time last year, has killed 100 times as many in less than a year, and sometimes more on a single day. read more >

Find Your True Grit (Editorial)

Opinion

We’ve seen a lot of true grit this year, from front-line health care workers, parents trying to juggle working from home and teachers learning to teach online. read more >

Thumbs Up (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Thumbs Up (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

At a time when political polarization is so intense that the president of the United States can raise hundreds of millions of dollars from the fact that he lost his reelection bid by 7 million votes, only one thing seems to have near-unanimous support regardless of political affiliation: regulating Facebook. read more >

Good News, Bad News (Editorial)

Opinion

The Federal Communications Commission announced last week that it’s spending $424.2 million to bring broadband service to all 75 Arkansas counties. read more >

Smooth Move, Dude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Smooth Move, Dude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

It’s a perfect story: Hardworking young man full of energy and ideas finds unlikely success, only to be knocked down by the establishment that feels threatened by a new generation of talent. Maybe a little too perfect. read more >

Education’s COVID Generation (Jay Barth Commentary)

Education’s COVID Generation (Jay Barth Commentary)

OpinionHealth Care

A “COVID Generation” — portending reduced achievement and growing inequities — will define the period between now and the mid-2030s. Policy leaders must confront this generational reality in guiding strategic education policy. read more >

Enough Already (Editorial)

Opinion

One thing that we like about business people is that they tend to be realists, people immune, or at least resistant, to magical thinking. read more >

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Let another pesky woman editor encourage you to embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving this year as never before, even as we must limit the traditional togetherness — a small sacrifice by historic standards. read more >