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.
Watching disease spread and kill on slave ships.
Keeping occupied during the Black Death.
See up to 120 shooting stars per hour.
Why Japan’s attack on the US 80 years ago was not a surprise.
Why they go together.
Top German news anchor supports Hamas, demands ‘Down with USA!’ There are others.
A group of 500 teachers and scientists have objected to a politicised syllabus.
AI tools are shaping next-generation theorem provers, and with them the relationship between math and machine.
An interview about America’s 1918 flu pandemic.
The Far East as object of terror and wonder in the West.
Because their trade is filthy.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s many passions included a view of Empire that would today be regarded as racist.
Robinson Crusoe stays busy while socially distant.
John Stuart Mill critiques capitalism.
Leaving city at a crossroads.
Into a ghost town.
Homeless Afghan men giving Class A drugs to stray mutts so that they stick with them to keep them warm during winter.
To understand how Vancouver uses and abuses public input on major developments, look at this site.
For refusing to serve 3 armed SFPD officers.
Alarmed officials at the White House and Pentagon urge Equatorial Guinea to rebuff Beijing’s overtures.
The mantras of diversity, inclusion and anti-racism are placing feelings above academic freedom.