Tagged: Opinion And Analysis

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Uber has become a verb like Google and is gaining more competitors in a market that will soon be saturated. Will having more ride-sharing options make any of us more likely to need a ride, or will ride-sharing become a commodity in which price is the primary differentiator? read more >

Stay 'Amazing' (Editorial)

Stay 'Amazing' (Editorial)

Opinion

It’s up to the public to demonstrate its continued support for the Arkansas Arts Center by helping pay for an expanded and improved Arts Center. read more >

Turn Out The Light (Editorial)

Turn Out The Light (Editorial)

Opinion

When the last local journalist at the last local newspaper has turned out the light and left the building, does anyone expect local government to run more efficiently? read more >

Your Just Deserts (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Your Just Deserts (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodEditor's Note

Deserve is not an economic concept; it’s a marketing concept. It’s a word that allows consumers to rationalize spending money on appealing nonessentials. read more >

It Worked (Editorial)

It Worked (Editorial)

OpinionRestaurants & Food

When Pulaski County voters approved a one-year, 1-cent sales tax to fund the River Project on Aug. 1, 1995, they set in motion a long line of redevelopment dominoes that led to revitalization along both sides of the river and hundreds of millions of dollars in economic growth. read more >

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

The Mueller Report persuades me that Russian interference was not a joint venture with the campaign. Instead, it was something incrementally less despicable: criminal activity against Americans and our democracy by a hostile foreign government that Donald Trump’s campaign knew about and welcomed. read more >

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Opinion

President Trump may think that “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” but St. Francis County workers need jobs and Arkansas farmers, the top rice producers in the world, would love to ship their rice to China. Agriculture is, after all, the state’s biggest industry. read more >

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceEditor's Note

Europe is still on my bucket list, so I’ll never see Notre Dame as she was before last Monday. But, as horrific as the flames looked against the Paris night, the dawn brought renewed hope that a landmark that is centuries older than our country can be restored. read more >

EAS-y Does It (Editorial)

EAS-y Does It (Editorial)

OpinionTransportation

Is air service essential enough that taxpayers should subsidize private companies because there isn’t enough consumer demand? The cities and airports served by EAS, in Arkansas and elsewhere, don’t struggle to answer that question at all. And Congress is on their side. read more >

This Can't Be Right (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

This Can't Be Right (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

If we changed our law to eliminate the temptation to employ a legal fiction that has failed in court after court, perhaps cases such as the current one against Progressive Eldercare Services could be streamlined. read more >