Tagged: Opinion And Analysis

Future Shock (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Future Shock (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

BlackRock won’t be betting on climate change denialists — or on companies that refuse to plan for a future economy that is different from the one we’re all accustomed to. read more >

Keeping the Door Open (Editorial)

Opinion

In defending to legislators his decision to allow about 50 refugees to resettle in northwest Arkansas, Gov. Hutchinson sounded like the thoughtful Republicans we remember with nostalgia. read more >

I’ll Have The Usual (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I’ll Have The Usual (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

Everyone has been in a situation in which we felt we had no options, and that is never a good feeling. But being overwhelmed or paralyzed by too many choices is even more familiar and almost as miserable. read more >

How Does It Know? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

How Does It Know? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

OpinionTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Consumer Reports published the day after Christmas their list version titled, “The Most Influential Products of the Past Decade.” As they describe it, it’s their editors’ picks for the products and services that defined the 2010s. Here is our abridged and commented-on inventory. read more >

Paying More for Less (Editorial)

Paying More for Less (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

Health care costs in the United States are unsustainable, punitive to every American — except, of course, to those who benefit from this unsustainable system — and a drag on an otherwise robust economy. read more >

Backward And Forward (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Backward And Forward (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareEditor's Note

I realized a long time ago that the things we remember most vividly from childhood are the things that we “always” did — the traditions that are reinforced and become expected — rather than one-off events, no matter how spectacular. read more >

Shoulda Known Better (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Shoulda Known Better (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

Marijuana is one of the few growth industries we have right now. Of course, I'm referring to the new industry of legal marijuana. Weed has been a profitable enterprise for the most risk-tolerant entrepreneurs for decades. read more >

Restoring Trust in The Medical Board (Bill Witty Commentary)

Restoring Trust in The Medical Board (Bill Witty Commentary)

OpinionHealth CareLegal

It was 3:20 a.m. on Oct. 13, 2015, when the Boone County deputy knocked on our door. He had come to tell us of our 24-year-old daughter’s death in Hill County, Texas. Jill’s mother and I got dressed, packed a few things and began the drive to Texas. And thus began a four-year journey into the abyss of the opioid epidemic in Arkansas. read more >

Educational Television (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Educational Television (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

On Amazon’s Prime Video service I recently rediscovered “The Closer,” a series that I loved during its original run on TBS from 2005-12. Here are some of the great lessons to be learned from Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson. read more >

Unsung Heroes (Editorial)

Unsung Heroes (Editorial)

Opinion

At a time when self-serving politicians are telling Americans that neither the bureaucratic “deep state” nor the journalistic “enemies of the people” can be trusted, we are persuaded that both forms of public service are as vital as ever. read more >

China’s Theft of American Innovation (FBI Commentary)

China’s Theft of American Innovation (FBI Commentary)

OpinionLegalTechnology & Telecom

Whether it is through high-tech means or simply grabbing a handful of proprietary grains, the People’s Republic of China has consistently proven that what they lack in creativity and innovation, they make up for in outright theft. read more >