Tagged: Opinion And Analysis

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 >

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Since I’m not at all sure any of us have a good grasp on how much our worlds will have been changed by the pandemic, I think of this week’s list as a final snapshot of the old normal that will be valuable when it comes time to document the new normal. read more >

Thinking Ahead (Editorial)

Thinking Ahead (Editorial)

Opinion

It’s too soon to tell whether the coronavirus pandemic will permanently change our lives, but it has brought a couple of related issues to the fore, issues that could greatly affect Arkansas. read more >

Some Surprises Left (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Some Surprises Left (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

With disparate treatment of minorities, particularly African Americans, being the impetus for massive protests from coast to coast, many companies have issued statements affirming a commitment to fairness and inclusivity. read more >

This Fall, Let’s Not Be Georgia (Editorial)

This Fall, Let’s Not Be Georgia (Editorial)

Opinion

A disastrous primary election in Georgia last week provided a cautionary tale of the nightmare that could unfold if voting officials nationwide don’t do their utmost to ensure that everyone can vote safely. read more >

In Search of Peace (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

In Search of Peace (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

From my small but comfortable second home in a town that is just about as white as it is possible to be, I recognize that what seems surreal and unimaginable to me was actually totally predictable. read more >

Business Expectations & COVID-19 (Paul Keith Commentary)

Business Expectations & COVID-19 (Paul Keith Commentary)

OpinionHealth CareLegal

There's an all too common misconception about our American system of justice — that our courts hold people liable even though they followed all of the rules and otherwise did nothing wrong. As business owners reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they may be asking, "What is expected of me? What can I expect?" read more >

The Golden Rule (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Golden Rule (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareEditor's Note

The viral photos of holiday weekend revelry — from Houston to Lake of the Ozarks to Daytona Beach — underscored one thing for me: A lot of Americans are spoiled and selfish. read more >

Force Majeure in Arkansas (Commentary)

Force Majeure in Arkansas (Commentary)

OpinionHealth CareLegal

Most contracts have a “force majeure” clause, in which the parties agree to waive some or all responsibilities in light of unexpected activity constricting a party’s operations. Parties should understand their rights and responsibilities under their contracts as they consider how to respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation. read more >