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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.

DEI Could Get You Killed In the Operating Room

How bad the situation is in medical schools.




Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: March 2, 2024, 5:10 am

Brazil Experiencing Record-Setting Amazon Fires

Under socialist Lula.




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Posted: March 2, 2024, 5:08 am

Why Hitch Still Matters

On Christopher Hitchens’s ‘A Hitch in Time.’




Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 29, 2024, 2:53 am

New Liberal ‘Online Harms’ Bill

To make online hate punishable up to life in prison.




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Posted: February 28, 2024, 12:46 am

Can Humans Endure the Psychological Torment of Mars?

NASA is conducting tests on what might be the greatest challenge of a Mars mission: the trauma of isolation.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 26, 2024, 2:00 am

Doctor warns MAiD Expansion

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Posted: February 26, 2024, 1:58 am

Chinese Fishing Vessels Are Going Scorched Earth

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Posted: February 24, 2024, 2:24 am

A Country Shaped By Poetry

Somaliland’s poets have toppled governments and ushered in peace.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 24, 2024, 2:22 am

New Landmark Study

Shows ‘safer supply’ doesn’t work.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 24, 2024, 2:20 am

Canada Lures NHS Doctors and Nurses with Promise of Better Pay

Adverts put up in commuter hubs offering salaries double those in Britain.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 23, 2024, 2:16 am

BC Instructs People To Stop Saying ‘British Columbians’

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Posted: February 23, 2024, 2:14 am

The Death of Security

Hackers can extract your fingerprints from sound of swiping touchscreen.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 22, 2024, 1:53 am

The World Needs To Stop

Telling Israel what to do.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 21, 2024, 2:07 am

Record Population Growth

Massive problem’ for housing in B.C.




Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 20, 2024, 2:37 am

Israel’s War Is Just

Hamas must surrender or be eliminated.




Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 19, 2024, 2:28 am

The United Nations Is Contemptible.

Here’s how to fix it.




Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 19, 2024, 2:24 am

Ant Geopolitics

Over the past four centuries quadrillions of ants have created a strange and turbulent global society that shadows our own.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 18, 2024, 1:50 am

Is It Better To Have Friends

Who are like you or different from you?



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 18, 2024, 1:49 am

In Canadian Cities

A surge in open drug use has sparked difficult debates.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 18, 2024, 1:46 am

Seattle High School Issues Handout

Telling children that enjoying the ‘written word’ is white supremacy.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 18, 2024, 1:42 am

Air Canada Liable For Chatbot’s Bad Advice On Plane Tickets

Airline’s claim that online helper was responsible for its own actions was ‘remarkable.’ 



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 17, 2024, 2:26 am

Britain Is Finished

The country’s self-image as tolerant, decent and hard-working is being smashed. It’s only going to get worse.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 17, 2024, 2:23 am

Canada’s Family Doctor Shortage

10 million will soon lack access to primary care.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 17, 2024, 2:20 am

How to Rewild Yourself

You didn’t evolve to live in this techno-industrialised world. Find health and happiness by embracing your wild nature.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 16, 2024, 1:52 am

Tea Shortage Horror Sweeps Britain

As supermarket shelves left almost totally empty.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: February 16, 2024, 1:50 am