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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?
By Gwynne Dyer - Jun 14,2019
A drug bust can ruin your whole day, so it is best to have a get-out-of-jail-free card ready. In the United States being white will usually make the police take a charitable view, but in the UK the best strategy is to say that you are planning to go into politics.
By Gwynne Dyer - May 09,2019
US President Donald Trump is playing hardball with China over trade, and the worry-warts are fretting that he is going to start a real trade war by accident.
By Gwynne Dyer - Apr 25,2019
The Taoiseach (prime minister) of the Republic of Ireland Leo Varadkar and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom both showed up on Wednesday in Belfast in Northern Ireland for the funeral of a young woman called Lyra McKee.
By Gwynne Dyer - Apr 04,2019
In a recent survey of potential adult migrants worldwide, 47 million said they would most like to move to Canada. There are only 37 million people in Canada. The same goes for Australia: 36 million would like to move there; only 25 million do live there.
By Gwynne Dyer - Mar 14,2019
The other Europeans are not laughing at the English for the most part. They are looking at them with pity and scorn.
By Gwynne Dyer - Mar 07,2019
Juan Guaidó returned to Venezuela on Monday after almost two weeks doing the rounds of Latin American capitals that recognise his claim to be the “interim president” of the country.
By Gwynne Dyer - Feb 28,2019
After the terrorist attack on Indian troops in Kashmir two weeks ago that killed 40 Indian soldiers, but before Tuesday’s retaliatory air strikes across the border into Pakistan by the Indian air force, the Indian government did something unprecedented.
By Gwynne Dyer - Feb 21,2019
US President Donald Trump is a man of his word, and he promised his “base” to build a wall on the US border with Mexico to stop an “invasion of gangs, invasion of drugs, invasion of people”.
By Gwynne Dyer - Feb 14,2019
Last Wednesday, US President Donald Trump said: "It should be announced, probably sometime next week, that we will have 100 per cent of the [Daesh] caliphate." Well, it is next week now, and by the weekend Trump will probably have made exactly that announcement.



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