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Gwynne Dyer: Richard III and the death of tyrants
You can hear them shouting it in the horrible mobile-phone footage of the mob killing the wounded, befuddled Muammar Gaddafi: “Not the face, don’t touch the face.” They weren’t...
Gwynne Dyer: Mackerel wars in the North Atlantic
It’s hard enough to manage a fishery stock sustainably when the fish stay put. Once they start moving around, it’s almost impossible. That’s why the European Union and Iceland are...
Gwynne Dyer: French military intervention in Mali
As usual, a well-trained Western army has gone through a fierce-looking but virtually untrained force of African rebels like a hot knife through butter. Two weeks ago, the...
Gwynne Dyer: Understanding the China-Japan dispute over islets in the East China Sea
Chinese survey vessels go into the waters around the disputed islands and Japanese patrol ships tail them much too closely. Twice last month, Chinese maritime surveillance...
Gwynne Dyer: Is England on its way to leaving the European Union?
The real problem is continental drift: Brussels, the capital of the European Union, is getting further and further away from England. Or at least that is British Prime Minister...
Gwynne Dyer: Is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ready for reform?
If North Korea’s new leader, Kim Jong-un, wanted to end the brutal and destructive tyranny that his father and grandfather imposed on the country, he would need support from...
Gwynne Dyer: Benjamin Netanyahu faces extreme right wingers in Israeli election
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was once seen as a right-wing figure. Now he’s widely considered to be a moderate. But it’s not Netanyahu who has changed; Israel has....
Gwynne Dyer: The Western-run war in Mali
“Those days are over,” said Frances President Francois Hollande last month, when asked if French forces would intervene in the war between Islamist insurgents who have seized the...
Gwynne Dyer: No end in sight for Syrian civil war
The most frustrating part of covering the Lebanese civil war (1975-90) was that after a while there was nothing left to say. Syria is starting to feel just the same. It’s horrible...
Gwynne Dyer: Why French stars are going Russian
It’s as if Paul Newman and Jane Fonda had fled the U.S. in protest at something or other—they were always protesting—and sought Russian citizenship instead. Americans would be...
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Canucks coach Alain Vigneault wasn't told he was fired until after word had leaked
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
Fleetwood Mac's classics please the masses in Vancouver
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
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