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.
Long Before Trees Overtook the Land
Earth was covered by giant mushrooms.
South Africa braces for day of chaos as Marxist party demands ‘national shutdown.’
Thanks to Trudeau
Canada’s death-care system is top of the line.
The Unmaking of Russell Brand
The Mob is Coming For...
The Audubon Society?
‘There Are Big Bucks in Medicine’
Lib professor says well-organized pantries are racist.
Why Slavery Reparations Are a Terrible Idea
San Francisco’s reparations plans are divisive, demeaning and insane.
Of ‘movement to turn physicians into social justice warriors.’
How they imagined the end of the world.
Oxfam’s New Guidebook to Inclusive Language
Don’t say mother or father as it could offend. Also bans the word headquarters as it smacks of colonialism.
A Manly Divorce
Men rarely write about the end of their marriages. Our enduring ideas about gender explain this silence.
America Is Showing Its Age
Institutional arthritis has ossified its politics.
Ten Terrible Years of Pope Francis
The church has lost all its moral authority.
The Green Elites Are Living in Dreamland
Their ‘green industrial revolution’ is simply never going to happen.
California’s preposterous push to offer reparations to blacks—in a state where slavery never existed—will inflame racial tensions.
The Lost Art of Academic Conversation
Faculty members no longer have time to indulge in the free play of ideas.
The Little-Known World of Caterpillars
An entomologist races to find them before they disappear.
Orwell, Camus and Truth
Terrifying plastic rocks on remote island.
Welcome to Britain
The World Has a Plastic Problem
New study into ‘plasticosis’ disease.
Heaps of Rubbish Draw Rats (And Tourists) in Paris
Ninth day of bin collection strike fuels stench around pension reform.
Wagner’s Founder Evgeny Prigozhin
Is in a fight for his life.
What’s A Life Worth Living?
For the ancients, it depends.