How Trump's lawyers are becoming a liability

“TAKE away credentials” from “Fake News”, tweeted President Donald Trump on May 9th. Such outbursts are usually a sign that Mr Trump is feeling the pressure. The day before, Michael Avenatti—the lawyer representing Stephanie Clifford, an adult-film star who performs as Stormy Daniels, with whom Mr Trump allegedly had an …

Too often, poverty is treated with pills

IN A recently released documentary,“Take Your Pills”, Leigh, a freckled college senior, sits on her bed and reflects on her relationship with Adderall, a stimulant widely used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a condition that makes it hard to focus or control impulses. “Adderall for me has always been, …

The parable of the sage grouse

ANYBODY worried about America’s ability to settle political arguments should consider the greater sage grouse. Better still, as the May sun warms the western plains where it lives, go and watch it dance, as Lexington recently did in Wyoming. There are few stranger sights in nature. After spending the winter …