Tagged: Opinion And Analysis

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 >

Give Your Heart to United Way (Larry Stone Commentary)

Give Your Heart to United Way (Larry Stone Commentary)

OpinionHealth Care

For the last 96 years, Heart of Arkansas United Way has served our community by leading initiatives and making investments in local programs that create meaningful, sustainable change in education, financial stability and health. read more >

Life Lessons (Editorial)

Life Lessons (Editorial)

OpinionLegalTechnology & Telecom

We had a couple of ideas for furious editorials, but then we realized that this is Thanksgiving week and decided to give righteous anger a rest. read more >

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 >