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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.

Pleasure Domes and Postal Routes

Marie Favereau’s new book about the Golden Horde, the great Mongol power of the Eurasian steppe, explores its economy, ideology, and material culture, along with its wider influence.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 1:28 am

America’s Spiteful Foreign Policy

Its plan for the Middle East has been corrupted by petulant party politics.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 1:26 am

The Left Essentially Exists To Make Your Entire Life Worse

These policies are the products of unhappy people who have realized that combining ideology and claims of victimhood give them power, which they can use to hurt others.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 29, 2021, 1:24 am

Med Schools Are Now Denying Biological Sex

Professors are apologizing for saying ‘male’ and ‘female.’ Students are policing teachers. This is what it looks like when activism takes over medicine.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 1:10 am

Rise of the Coronavirus Cranks

There are no easy answers this time.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 1:08 am

Can Opera Survive the Culture Wars?

A singer’s skin colour has become more important than his voice.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 1:03 am

The Return of South Africa’s Militias

In the absence of government, vigilantes are forced to defend their homes.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 1:01 am

Isis Member Who Grew Up in Australia

New Zealand agrees to repatriate.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 12:57 am

The Coming Collapse of the Developing World

Covid has pushed vast swathes of humanity to the brink of extreme poverty.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 27, 2021, 1:09 am

Girl Scouts of America

Color blindness perpetuates racism.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 27, 2021, 1:04 am

Wokeness Means Forcing Everyone

Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 27, 2021, 1:02 am

Why You Can't Just Blame Climate Change for B.C. Being on Fire

Ecologists point out that while climate change makes fires more likely, it’s poor forestry management that helps make them more destructive.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 26, 2021, 4:28 pm

Your Silence Won’t Save You

The liberal elite’s failure to stand with JK Rowling is disgraceful.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 26, 2021, 12:36 am

Councillors Call on Mayor to End 'Extreme Show of Force'

Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 26, 2021, 12:33 am

Canada: Modern

But no longer very democratic or Western.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 26, 2021, 12:30 am

Oldest Woven Basket in the World

Found in Israel, dates back 10,000 years.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 25, 2021, 12:41 am

France

Mosque complies with covid restrictions by closing doors to women.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 25, 2021, 12:31 am

Foreign Affairs Praised Cuba

Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 25, 2021, 12:28 am

Venice Beach Doesn’t Have a Homelessness Crisis

Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 25, 2021, 12:24 am

Leadership Standards

Does Canada have any left?



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 25, 2021, 12:19 am

Ferret That Died in 1988

Brought back to life by scientists.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 25, 2021, 12:17 am

The Rise, Fall, and Uncertain Future of Desert Center

On its 100-year anniversary, downtown Desert Center is being sold for more than $6 million to a buyer who is not a member of its founding family.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 24, 2021, 12:24 am

Whistleblower Docs

Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 24, 2021, 12:21 am

Muslims threaten Brigitte Bardot for criticizing animal sacrifice on Eid al-Adha

Bardot is not celebrating diversity. Expect the Left to renew its denunciations of her, even in the face of these threats.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 24, 2021, 12:18 am

Australia’s New South Wales Declares ‘National Emergency’

As state enters stricter lockdown following 136 new Covid cases.



Author: Find Refuge.
Posted: July 24, 2021, 12:10 am
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