Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Some journalists with The Atlantic were queried about their expectations for this unfolding and uncertain year. Specifically, they were asked to identify issues they will likely explore more fully in the months ahead. Staff writer Anne Applebaum is pondering the need...
One Way to End Immigration Reform Impasse

One Way to End Immigration Reform Impasse

The parable of the starfish tells the story of a young boy throwing starfish back into the ocean. If they remain beached after washing ashore, they will die. When a passerby tells the boy that he can’t really make a difference because there’s too many to help, the boy...
Harder to Vote; Easier to Kill. A New Arkansas Motto?

Harder to Vote; Easier to Kill. A New Arkansas Motto?

Arkansas, long known as “the Natural State,” is on the cusp of replacing its unofficial state nickname with a new one: “Harder to vote; easier to kill.” I’ve adapted this new moniker from a Feb. 24 tweet by Senator Jim Hendren (Arkansas – District 2), regarding...