Tagged: Opinion And Analysis

Rewarding Failure (Editorial)

Rewarding Failure (Editorial)

OpinionBanking & FinanceRestaurants & Food

From Wells Fargo to the Razorbacks, severance packages are getting heavy for those given the heave-ho. read more >

The Appearance Of Wealth (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Appearance Of Wealth (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegalEditor's Note

I feel compelled to make this point every year or two, since it is the most important lesson I’ve learned from two decades as your business editor: Wealth and the appearance of wealth are two different things. read more >

He Stayed. He Fought. (Editorial)

He Stayed. He Fought. (Editorial)

OpinionLegal

With a law degree from Yale and a lightning-quick mind, John Walker, born in Hope, could have had a brilliant career anywhere. Instead, he quite deliberately chose to stay in Arkansas to try to remedy some of the many wrongs of a racist power and educational structure, many of which he personally suffered. read more >

What, Me Plan? (Editorial)

What, Me Plan? (Editorial)

OpinionTransportation

Arkansas’ elected officials know President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is hurting the state. They just don’t appear to know exactly what to do about it. read more >

SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth Care

SAFE Banking will also enable more banks to begin offering conventional loan products to cannabis operators, with a lower cost of capital than currently available from the mostly nonbank lenders filling this void today. read more >

Keeping Faith With The Voters (Editorial)

Keeping Faith With The Voters (Editorial)

Opinion

Earlier this month, the Pine Bluff City Council voted to divert a big chunk of money — $2.1 million — from Go Forward Pine Bluff, the city’s downtown revitalization effort, and apply it instead to city departmental budgets. read more >