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Gwynne Dyer: How far will oil prices collapse—and for how long?
“The price of oil will hit its floor and it will rise again,” President Nicolas Maduro assured Venezuelans, whose shaky economy depends critically on a high oil price. “Venezuela...
Gwynne Dyer: The slow road to recognizing Palestine
It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress. In September of last year, Mahmoud Abbas, the long-...
Gwynne Dyer: The truth about Bolivia’s and Brazil’s economic miracles
To nobody’s great surprise, Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, has won a third five-year term by a landslide majority. It’s no surprise because Bolivia’s gross domestic product (...
Gwynne Dyer: Ebola's exponential growth
Here are two good things about the Ebola virus. It is unlikely to mutate into a version that can spread through the air, as some other viruses have done. And people who have been...
Gwynne Dyer: Terrorism 101 offers lessons in how to respond to ISIS
There was a time, as recently as 25 years ago, when military staff colleges around the world taught a reasonably effective doctrine for dealing with terrorism. Then it was...
Gwynne Dyer: Xi Jinping's choice in Hong Kong
The crowds of protesters in the streets of Hong Kong continue to grow, and they have spread beyond Central (the business district) to Kowloon and Causeway Bay. The police are...
Gwynne Dyer: Imperfect Afghanistan isn’t a lost cause
“We have to recognise that Afghanistan will not be a perfect place, and it’s not America’s responsibility to make it one,” said President Barack Obama last May. No, it isn’t, and...
Gwynne Dyer: Scotland stays
A week ago, the Kurdistan Times warned that “the British are exercising the old colonialist tongue to control the minds and dampen the aspirations of Scottish people who want to...
Gwynne Dyer: ISIS and the coalition of the unwilling
“If Hitler invaded Hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons,” said Winston Churchill in 1941, defending his decision to regard...
Gwynne Dyer: Libya and Nigeria see rise of two new “Islamic States”
A coalition of imams and organizations representing British Muslims has written Prime Minister David Cameron asking him to stop using the phrase “Islamic State” when talking about...
CUPE BC launches legal action against Kirk LaPointe and the NPA
Canada's new prostitution law won’t change policing priorities in Vancouver
Kim Cattrall among Whistler Film Festival honorees
Scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin remains a major force in B.C. economy
Jian Ghomeshi in custody after being charged with sexual assault
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip says he'll get arrested on Burnaby Mountain
How Gregor Robertson and Linda Hepner can bring rapid transit to Vancouver and Surrey
What to do when your sex life has been exposed
BC Civil Liberties Association says many arrests on Burnaby Mountain may have been illegitimate
Horrible Bosses 2 a cynical excuse for a remake
Dramatic photos: Police arrest Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters on Burnaby Mountain
Mötley Crüe goes out in a brainless blaze of glory in Vancouver
Kirk LaPointe continues bashing Gregor Robertson
Homeless in Vancouver: Hey police…why so much killing?
Lawyer condemns arrests of Burnaby Mountain protesters while appeals are before courts
Bill Cosby and Jian Ghomeshi stories generate plenty of party chatter and questions
Gwynne Dyer: Shinzo Abe gambles by calling a snap election in Japan
RCMP continues arresting protesters against Kinder Morgan surveying on Burnaby Mountain
Lukes General Store puts down Gastown roots
Viveca Ellis: Child poverty in B.C. is a policy-failure crisis
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