Login / Register
Username or e-mail
Remember me on this computer
Forgot your password?
Don't have an account?
Movie Listings & Trailers
Tech & Games
Place an Ad
Best of Vancouver
Recent Stories »
Gwynne Dyer: The risk of miscalculation between North and South Korea
The joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises known as “Key Resolve” and “Foal Eagle” have got underway, and so far the heavens have not fallen. The American forces have not...
Gwynne Dyer: The Najibullah syndrome in Afghanistan
“Yesterday's bombings (in Afghanistan) in the name of the Taliban were aimed at serving the foreigners and supporting the presence of the foreigners in Afghanistan and keeping...
Gwynne Dyer: Venezuela after Hugo Chavez
“The graveyards are full of indispensable men,” said Georges Clemenceau, prime minster of France during the First World War, and promptly died to prove his point. He was duly...
Gwynne Dyer: Why the Chinese government wants a carbon tax
Last week’s announcement by China’s Ministry of Finance that the country will introduce a carbon tax, probably in the next two years, did not dominate the international headlines...
Gwynne Dyer: Grillosconi wins in Italy
The winner of last week’s election in Italy was a mythical beast called “Grillosconi”. That is bad news for Italy, for the single European currency, the euro, and even for the...
Gwynne Dyer: Bahrain crackdown influenced by Saudi neighbour
“Floggings will continue until morale improves.” As a way of dealing with a discontented crew, it was much favoured by 18th-century sea captains, but the Bahrain government has...
Gwynne Dyer: Prisoner X and the gang who couldn’t shoot straight
Ben Alon, Ben Allen, and Benjamin Burroughs are dead. So is Benjamin Zygier, an Australian Zionist who moved to Israel in the 1990s and became an Israeli citizen. He then adopted...
Gwynne Dyer: The economic power shift and decline of the West
You know the story-line by now. There are one million U.S.-dollar millionaires in China. (“To get rich is glorious,” said former leader Deng Xiao-ping.) Seventy percent of the...
Gwynne Dyer: The imperial papacy
It’s the Roman Catholic Church, not the Republican Catholic Church or the People’s Revolutionary Socialist Democratic Catholic Church. Its rigid hierarchy and its centralizing...
Gwynne Dyer: Chokri Belaid murder mystery in Tunisia
When somebody is murdered and his killer is unknown, the detective’s first step is to ask: who had a motive? In classic murder-mystery novels and films, the usual answer was:...
Your horoscope for May 23 to 29, 2013
Rihanna posts an incredible picture of her ass
Bob Simpson: The government we deserve
Mayor Gregor Robertson relies on public relations, but does that add up to real citizen involvement?
Star Trek’s John Cho on George Takei, the Sulu army, and being J.J. Abrams’s “Asian puppet”
Does anybody know how to get to Holland Park?
Canucks coach Alain Vigneault wasn't told he was fired until after word had leaked
The Hangover Part III's antics feel stale
Canucks coaching candidates may result in wave of Vigneault nostalgia
My first boyfriend took advantage of me and I want an apology
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
Matt Toner: New Democrats need the courage to go with our convictions now more than ever
Martyn Brown: Vote Once, Think Twice
Out of Character offers clues as to why a leader lacking in hubris lost the B.C. election
Fleetwood Mac's classics please the masses in Vancouver
Church vies to take over Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
Link to Us
Advertise With Us
Terms & Conditions
© 2013 Vancouver Free Press.
Best of Vancouver, BOV and Golden Plates are trade-marks of Vancouver Free Press Publishing Corp.