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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.

The US Government Has $6 Trillion in Assets

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Posted: April 23, 2021, 12:49 am

Data on Excess Deaths in Canada

Is months behind almost every other country in MLI Covid Misery Index.





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Posted: April 23, 2021, 12:46 am

Trudeau is Spending Like It’s His Birthday

More cake anyone? How about another scoop of ice cream?




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Posted: April 23, 2021, 12:43 am

Amazon to Let Whole Foods Shoppers Pay

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Posted: April 23, 2021, 12:41 am

‘The System Has Collapsed’

India’s descent into Covid hell.



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Posted: April 23, 2021, 12:39 am

Mount Everest Sees Its First Covid-19 Infection

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Posted: April 21, 2021, 11:50 pm

Australia Cancels

Controversial ‘Belt and Road’ deals with China.



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Posted: April 21, 2021, 11:48 pm

The ‘Green Energy’ That Might Be Ruining the Planet

The biomass industry is warming up the South’s economy, but many experts worry it’s doing the same to the climate. Will the Biden Administration embrace it, or cut it loose?



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Posted: April 21, 2021, 11:46 pm

Whatever Works

Louis Menand’s pragmatic liberalism.



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Posted: April 21, 2021, 11:43 pm

‘If We Don’t Adapt, We Will Wither Away’

Louis Menand on how the university came to absorb all of culture — and what happens next.



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Posted: April 21, 2021, 11:41 pm

Is the Astra-Zeneca Vaccine

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Posted: April 21, 2021, 11:38 pm

Fines Will Be Issued

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Posted: April 21, 2021, 11:33 pm

Saint Jacinda

Has the shine come off?



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:38 pm

Richard Dawkins

Gets cancelled by the humanists.



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:36 pm

Vaccinated New Yorkers

Turn out for free joints



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:33 pm

Mathematics for Gamblers

If philosophers and mathematicians struggle with probability, can gamblers really hope to grasp their losing game?



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:31 pm

As ICUs Fill Up, Doctors Confront Grim Choice of Who Gets Life-saving Care

Ontario’s protocol for critical-care triage worries disability rights advocates.



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:29 pm

What It’s Like

To read Thucydides in 2021.



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:26 pm

The Past Is a Southern County

A new critical biography of William Faulkner.



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:24 pm

A Federal Budget For You?

No, it’s out to crush the NDP and shame Conservatives.




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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:22 pm

Erin Who?

Main rival to Canada’s Trudeau struggling to win voters’ attention as election looms.



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:19 pm

Trudeau’s Stimulus Push

Runs into trouble with economy heating up.



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:18 pm

Canada

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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:15 pm

Government Policy to Blame?

Rhea Tregebov on how amending a 2012 ‘fair dealing’ provision could help secure a brighter future for authors.



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Posted: April 20, 2021, 11:13 pm

A Chain of Miracles

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Posted: April 19, 2021, 10:30 pm
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