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Gwynne Dyer: More and better statistics on rape in Africa are needed
Keeping a file of random clippings is an old-fashioned thing to do, but sometimes it offers you unexpected connections. Sometimes it’s a connection that you don’t even want to see...
Gwynne Dyer: Why Shinzo Abe takes such high risks to turn Japan's economy around
Shinzo Abe, now six months into his second try at being prime minister of Japan, is a puzzling man. In his first, spectacularly unsuccessful go in 2006–07, he was a crude...
Gwynne Dyer: The return of Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan
The first time Nawaz Sharif became prime minister of Pakistan was almost a quarter-century ago. His second term was ended 14 years ago by a military coup that drove him into exile...
Gwynne Dyer: Making guns with 3-D printers
The story so far: Cody Wilson, who describes himself as a “crypto-anarchist” and almost certainly wears a Second Amendment belt buckle, had a bright idea early last year. No...
Gwynne Dyer: Israel takes sides
After making two major air strikes in and near Damascus in three days, Israel informed the Assad regime on Monday (May 6) that it is not taking sides in the Syrian civil war. But...
Gwynne Dyer: President Barack Obama, drone strikes, and Guantanamo Bay
John Bellinger is the last person in Washington you’d expect to criticize President Barack Obama for making too many drone strikes. It was he who drafted the (rather unconvincing...
Gwynne Dyer: Are human beings naturally violent?
Of course human beings have always fought wars. Of course a quarter of the adult males in the typical primitive society died violently, in wars and in fights. (I’m using the...
Gwynne Dyer: Chemical fantasies and grim realities in Syria
First of all, dismiss all those news stories saying that the Assad regime has started using chemical weapons against its own citizens, and that this has crossed a “red line” and...
Gwynne Dyer: Are pressure cookers weapons of mass destruction?
George W. Bush wasn’t lying about Iraq after all, and those of us who said that he was owe him an apology. Saddam Hussein did have weapons of mass destruction. We just didn’t read...
Gwynne Dyer: Looming carbon bubble means both financial and physical meltdown
There are, we are told, only two options. Either we stop burning fossil fuels before our carbon dioxide emissions drive the planet’s average temperature up a full two degrees C,...
Star Trek’s John Cho on George Takei, the Sulu army, and being J.J. Abrams’s “Asian puppet”
Vancouver Canucks fire head coach Alain Vigneault
Rihanna posts an incredible picture of her ass
Canucks coach Alain Vigneault wasn't told he was fired until after word had leaked
RCMP seek woman who made racist comments near Cloverdale Rodeo
My first boyfriend took advantage of me and I want an apology
Raymond Louie waits while Gregor Robertson stays mayor
News for Youse: Dix to speak, explosion in the West End, and Ford makes for late-night fodder
Nominees for 2013 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards announced
Adrian Dix promises review of NDP's campaign, plans to stay on as leader
B.C. NDP grapples with stunning provincial election loss
B.C. Liberals win fourth consecutive majority government
What B.C. New Democrats need to think about in the wake of an election debacle
B.C. Liberals celebrate majority win, Christy Clark loses Point Grey battle
Marc Emery blogs from prison about the B.C. election, the NDP loss, and the B.C. Greens' future
Martyn Brown: Vote Once, Think Twice
Matt Toner: New Democrats need the courage to go with our convictions now more than ever
Out of Character offers clues as to why a leader lacking in hubris lost the B.C. election
Church vies to take over Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
Fleetwood Mac's classics please the masses in Vancouver
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