Ways to serve

May 10, 2018
Last Friday, the statewide newspaper included two prominent headlines about former Arkansas state senators. On the front page was the story of former Sen. Jon Woods' conviction on 15 of 17 counts in a federal public corruption case in Fayetteville, a trial masterfully reported throughout by the veteran Arkansas journalist Doug Thompson. On the front of the Arkansas section was a celebratory obituary observing the death of former Sen. Jim Argue (D-Little Rock) from an aggressive kidney cancer. Two very different headlines about two very different men who happened to hold the same public office. /more/

Medicaid favor

April 26, 2018
Arkansas's distinctive form of Medicaid expansion has been precarious since its creation in 2013 by a bipartisan coalition. /more/

On institutions

April 12, 2018
American conservatism has taken many often contradictory, but more often overlapping forms over recent decades. /more/

Fixing the city

March 29, 2018
Across neighborhoods, social classes and races, there is a growing consensus that Little Rock's city government is not as healthy as it should be and that its persistent underperformance in meeting the needs of the state's capital city makes the future of a promising city fragile. /more/


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