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By Gwynne Dyer - Nov 07,2019
The fall of the Berlin Wall, 30 years ago on Saturday, was one of the best parties I ever went to, and certainly the longest.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 26,2019
Qantas, the Australian airline, has just test-flown the world’s longest commercial air-route: 16,500 km from New York non-stop to Sydney. There were only 60 passengers aboard the Boeing 787, all in business class, because the plane needed all the rest of the weight for fuel.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 17,2019
There is a tension at the heart of populist political parties that may ultimately lead most of them to electoral defeat.
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 30,2019
The plotting reflex is strong in the populist politicians, who currently run both of the big English-speaking countries.
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 12,2019
The distinguished American novelist and essayist has a piece in the current issue of The New Yorker entitled ‘What If We Stopped Pretending?’ Stopped pretending that the climate apocalypse is not going to sweep us all away, he means.
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 07,2019
Have we reached peak fascist in Europe? Well, all right then, peak hard-right nationalist, but are we there yet?
By Gwynne Dyer - Aug 29,2019
Shock! Horror! Johnson prorogues parliament! End of democracy in Britain!
By Gwynne Dyer - Jul 29,2019
Forty years ago James Lovelock published his book “Gaia: a New Look at Life on Earth”, setting forth his hypothesis that all life on Earth is part of a co-evolved system that maintains the planet as an environment hospitable to abundant life.
By Gwynne Dyer - Jul 11,2019
Iran has “begun its march... towards nuclear weaponry”, said Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, and that is technically correct.
By Gwynne Dyer - Jul 05,2019
Oscar Wilde described fox-hunting as “the unspeakable in pursuit of the inedible”. Brexit may be similarly defined as the unhinged in pursuit of the infeasible.Unhinged how?

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