Testimony of pollution

Of serious concern

Subscriber onlyThe year's most significant meeting of the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission occurred last Friday in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Thank you, Sir Paul

Subscriber onlyWould we still need him, would we still feed him, when he's 73? Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyCourts much too slow Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Bringing home the bacon

UA athletics can afford expansion of stadium

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to college athletics programs, the vast majority of universities pay to play. Continue reading...

Commentary: Greening a troubled planet

Movement toward change provides some home

Subscriber onlyScience has known since about 1990 that everything we hold dear is endangered by global warming. If we had taken the problem sufficiently seriously then, greenhouse gas concentrations would today be far lower than they are and we would be on the road to a healthy future based on clean energy. Instead, the fossil fuel industry and our own self-indulgence persuaded us our carbon-burning lifestyle was just peachy. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyTeaching close to an impossible job Continue reading...

A faltering fight

Subscriber onlyCorruption in Mexico is not just a legal and moral problem. The annual cost amounts to 5 percent of gross domestic product, according to one report, which also found that almost half of business owners said officials have sought money in exchange for contracts or business opportunities. Only 1.5 percent of corruption cases lodged in Mexico end in conviction. Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyTeaching close Continue reading...

The end of manners

Conservatives weren’t always buffoons

Subscriber onlyIt's not easy to imagine these days, but there was a pre-Trumpian time when conservatives didn't just rant and rave and carry on in general. They thought and debated and, to use an antiquated term, treated both opponents and allies with a chivalry unknown in these rude times. Unfortunately, even tragically, that time passed with Edmund Burke, who mourned its passing, and in these memorable words: Continue reading...

World according to Trump

Subscriber onlyForeign policy does not determine American elections. Indeed, of all Western countries, we are the least interested in the subject. The reason is simple: We haven't had to be. Our instinctive isolationism derives from our geographic exceptionalism. As Bismarck once explained (it is said), the United States is the most fortunate of all Great Powers, bordered on two sides by weak neighbors and on the other two by fish. Continue reading...

Kasich: deadly weapon

Subscriber onlyIt is astonishing how destructive Ohio Gov. John Kasich's campaign has been to the Republican Party. Continue reading...

Got company?

Come on in and sit a spell

Subscriber onlyFriends and neighbors who walk right into the kitchen with a short announcing knock and a wha'cha'doin' are the ones with the title back-door company. Continue reading...

See Cruz run (maybe not)

Subscriber onlyDonald Trump's victories in New York and other eastern states were no less devastating for being so predictable. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyWhat raise will wreak Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyWithout natural law, tyranny not far away Continue reading...

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