American politicians are fond of telling their audiences that the United States is the greatest country in the world. Is there any evidence for this claim?
Earlier in the evening as I entered the half-decade-old, robust Ozark Folkways building in Winslow, Ark., the stories of different paranormal activity in the building already had my stomach tightening up like rigor mortis.
Early Saturday morning, Oct. 25, as hog fans began pouring onto campus from every part of the state, something decidedly different was taking place just a short walk from the stadium.
At Harvest Fest, which was my first time, I saw just about every iteration of the word folk demonstrated.
Evidently, only men are supposed to ask for raises. Women who do will only annoy their bosses and instead should simply have faith in the system and hope for good karma.
Beloved by the Fayetteville community for his kindness and moral strength, Jacob David George, 32, was a humble man. He committed suicide Sept. 17, 2014 in his home in Fayetteville, about a week after President Obama announced military action would be taken on Syria and the Islamic State.
There was already a bustle forming outside the final Arkansas senate debate for Senator Mark Pryor and Representative Tom Cotton at the University of Arkansas Global Campus before it even started.
So, what is up on the Buffalo River? Many people in Arkansas are now aware that a 6500 head confined animal feeding operation (CAFO) for swine was granted a permit to operate in Mount Judea.
On Monday, Oct. 6, the Supreme Court denied review of five cases seeking the freedom to marry, leaving standing marriage victories in several federal circuits and opening the door to the freedom to marry in many more states, while deferring for another day the national resolution that Freedom to Marry, businesses, elected officials, and families across the country had urged now.
What are the origins of American violence? Is peace possible? To investigate these questions, we must first look backwards.