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Lawrence Winkler is a physician, traveler, and natural philosopher. His molecules have morphed from medicine to manuscript. He lives with Robyn on Vancouver Island and in New Zealand, tending their gardens and vineyards, and dreams.

Chronically Ill Man Releases Audio

Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: August 19, 2022, 2:21 am

How Did Pearson Airport’s Delays Get So Bad?

Inside the patchwork system that failed to stop the crisis.



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Posted: August 18, 2022, 1:19 am

‘Advocate Rather Than a Scientist’

The compromised research of child gender-transition doctor Jack Turban.



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Posted: August 18, 2022, 1:17 am

Veterans Affairs Canada

Told soldier to consider doctor-assisted euthanasia.



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Posted: August 18, 2022, 1:12 am

The Undeniable Collapse

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Posted: August 18, 2022, 1:06 am

The Infidels Will Not Be Silenced

Like Salman Rushdie, I choose freedom.



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Posted: August 18, 2022, 1:04 am

New Glasses

Allow deaf people to ‘see’ conversations by turning audio into subtitles.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:36 am

This War On ‘Whiteness’

Is taking us backwards.




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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:34 am

US Military Recruitment Crisis

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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:32 am

Dalhousie University Med School

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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:30 am

The Final Collapse

The more insurmountable the crisis becomes, the more we, like our prehistoric ancestors, will retreat into self-defeating responses, violence, magical thinking and denial.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:28 am

Minneapolis Teachers Union

Will layoff white teachers before ‘educators of color.’



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:19 am

22-Week-Old Premature Baby Dies

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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:16 am

‘Existential Physics’ Review: Easy to Believe, Hard to Prove

Physicists can be as guilty of bringing speculation and belief into their thinking as theologians and New Age mystics.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:13 am

Russia Unveils Plan For Own Space Station

 After threat to abandon NASA and plunge ISS down.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:11 am

The Corruption of Medicine

Guardians of the profession discard merit in order to alter the demographics of their field.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:09 am

Trigger Warnings Will Kill the University

Classic works of literature are not a threat to students’ welfare.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:05 am

New Federal Worker Health Plan

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Posted: August 17, 2022, 2:01 am

How We Gave Up on Salman Rushdie

Britain saw his fatwa and internalised it.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:57 am

The Problem With Being Uptight

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Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:54 am

The Tenderloin

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Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:52 am

Canada’s Blue Diamond Resorts

Sinks its teeth deeper into Cuba.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:50 am

Trudeau Liberal Government

Disappearing telephone inventor, Alexander Graham Bell.



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Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:48 am

San Francisco’s

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Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:44 am

China’s Uyghur Detention Camps

The faces.


 

Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:39 am