Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyImmigrant assumptions appear to be wrong Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Economy or culture?

Subscriber onlyThe Trump presidency has been good for the economy and bad for the culture. That's the trade. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyCare not 'commodity' Continue reading...

WOODY BASSETT: Not another 1968

Challenges of 2018 not as tough as 50 years ago

Subscriber onlyWe are living in a divided country, severely polarized on just about every front. There's too much anger and incivility; too much noise and chaos. We are sharply separated along partisan and ideological lines. But we've been down this road before, most notably in 1968. Continue reading...

NWA EDITORIAL: Thursday's thumbs

Council’s willingness to listen gets reader’s attention

Subscriber onlyTemperatures in Northwest Arkansas look to be downright balmy today and beyond, at least compared to the teeth-chattering conditions of the last few days. Warmer (but not exactly warm) temperatures are welcome, giving us a chance doff our gloves just in time for our Thursday thumbs. Continue reading...

Too many deaths

Subscriber onlyMissiles can't defend against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, but accurate information, widely shared, can. Guns and knives can't uncover public officials on the take, but scrupulous research and careful interviews can. Information and ideas, and the ability to freely share them, are the world's most powerful weapons. Continue reading...

The KGB wants to know

Just follow these instructions—or else

Subscriber onlySit down, Comrade Lieutenant, and relax. If you can. Only your corporeal body is at stake, not that soul you reactionaries only imagine exists. Ask not for whom the cellphone rings. The call will be for you. It’s from Moscow—just as you suspected and have good reason to fear. If you’d prefer to go over the same old ground still again, you can re-read Peter Schweizer’s exhausting and exhaustively detailed Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich, which appeared some three years ago—a whole age in terms of the American political calendar. Continue reading...

Baseball sets an example

Subscriber onlyWould ballot-box behavior change if people knew more precisely how their fellow citizens planned to vote? Continue reading...

REX NELSON: The Delta food tour

Subscriber onlyWe leave Little Rock no later than 8 a.m. for the Delta food tour. After all, the first barbecue stop is Jones Bar-B-Q Diner at Marianna, and James Harold Jones is known to run out of food early. It will be a 12-hour day. Come hungry because we'll eat at least five times to experience the three Delta food groups--barbecue, tamales and fried fish. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Arrows on the fly

Subscriber onlyA reader asked on social media over the weekend for a column of arrows to encapsulate all these madly moving targets. Continue reading...

BRENDA LOOPER: Petty politics

Inane in the membrane

Subscriber onlyReality has a way of intruding, even when you do your best to avoid it. Some, though, faced with that reality, won't accept it if it clashes with their ideology. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyLiberal lack of logic Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyAroma around president Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Digging a hole

Womack’s defense of Trump makes things worse

Subscriber onlySteve Womack kept speaking and the hole he joined President Donald Trump in just kept getting deeper. Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: This week's outrage

President could learn a lot from Civil Rights Trail

Subscriber onlyHow is this for stark juxtaposition? As the president of the United States was reportedly demonstrating his racist leanings, Southern states were banding together to promote the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Continue reading...

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