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Gwynne Dyer
By Gwynne Dyer - Nov 08,2018
Barack Obama said of the US midterm elections that “the character of our country is on the ballot”, and the outcome proved him right.
By Gwynne Dyer - Nov 01,2018
It was either ignorant or irresponsible for those campaigning for Brexit, British exit from the European Union, two years ago to claim that the Irish border would not be a problem.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 25,2018
The last time I wrote about the treaty banning “intermediate-range” nuclear missiles was 31 years ago, and I really thought I would never have to visit that tedious subject again.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 18,2018
They still have not dropped the other shoe. The “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC” contains terrifying forecasts about what will happen when we reach an average global temperature 1.5ºC higher than the pre-industrial average. We are now at over 1ºC.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 11,2018
A man who makes US President Donald Trump look like a bleeding-heart liberal will almost certainly be Brazil’s next president. Jair Bolsonaro won 46 per cent of the vote in Sunday’s first round of the Brazilian presidential election, with twelve other candidates running.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 04,2018
Fifteen years after George W. Bush invaded Iraq to destroy Saddam Hussein’s imaginary “weapons of mass destruction”, what do the Iraqis have to show for it?
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 27,2018
Ten years ago this month, the financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection, triggering the 2008 crash and the subsequent Great Recession from which the world’s economies have still not fully recovered.
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 20,2018
Who said this? “The weak crumble, are slaughtered and are erased from history while the strong, for good or for ill, survive. The strong are respected, and alliances are made with the strong, and in the end peace is made with the strong.” Nietzsche? Goebbels?
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 13,2018
I was one of five children, so I am in an invidious position when I write about population growth.
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 03,2018
On Sunday, Brazil’s top electoral court ruled that “Lula”, former president Luiz Inácio da Silva, cannot run in the presidential election this October.He served two terms as president (2003-2011), he dutifully waited out the following two terms, and his Workers’ Party (PT) has no

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