• Brian Chilson
  • Issue of
  • Apr 5-11, 2018
  • Vol. 44, No. 31
  • Tough mothers
Digital Edition


  • Cannabiz
  • More challenges

    At least three more groups that were denied cultivation licenses by the state's Medical Marijuana Commission have filed lawsuits challenging the commission's means of choosing five winners among 95 applicants.
  • The Observer
  • Mansplainin'

    The Observer has always been partial to strong women. Strong people in general, of course, but strong women in particular.
  • Letters
  • Dealing with 'disturbances'

    I recently attended the March meeting of the Little Rock School District Community Advisory Board, where a plan was discussed for arming current security personnel working for the school district.


  • Fire with fire
  • Autumn Tolbert
  • Fire with fire

    I'm fired up as I reflect on Easter and the ridiculous displays of piety by our elected officials who spend the rest of their time propping up systems that lead to injustice and suffering for anyone who isn't rich and white.
  • Tags:
  • Teachers and tax cuts
  • Ernest Dumas
  • Teachers and tax cuts

    In a year of odd phenomena, none is odder than this: Across the nation's midsection, schoolteachers are suddenly fed up with their government's treatment of education and educators, and Republican governors and legislatures are capitulating right and left, even raising taxes to mollify them.
  • Tags:
  • Keeping a millionaire
  • Guest Writer
  • Keeping a millionaire

    How do you get more millionaires to live in your state? You tax them fairly and equitably. And you use that money to pay for investments that improve quality of life, like education and infrastructure that produce successful businesses. The wealthiest people might not be excited about their tax rates, but research shows that nearly none of them will be bothered enough to leave.
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  • Gene Lyons
  • No clue

    So here's my question: If you're all about personal privacy, why are you on Facebook to begin with? Neither Cambridge Analytica nor any other internet marketing firm has any information about you that you didn't give away.


  • Pearls About Swine
  • Spring hope

    Spring football always represents such a fresh veneer, but especially when a new coaching regime has been installed.



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