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Gwynne Dyer: U.S. may sign one-to-one deal on climate change with China this year
It is not nice to say "I told you so," but this time has to be an exception. In late February I wrote an article in this column which I called "U.S. climate change strategy should...
Gwynne Dyer: Of pandemics, pork, and factory farms
We seem to have got away with it this time. The swine flu turned out not to be a global killer, at least not in this first go-round. But we have had a fright, and maybe we should...
Gwynne Dyer: Changing wartime generals in Afghanistan
There is always a high turnover of generals in wartime. Some get replaced because they turn out to be no good at the job, but many others are changed because they have failed at a...
Gwynne Dyer: Neocolonialists' African land grab
In the past two years, various non-African countries—China, India, South Korea, Britain and the Arab Gulf states lead the pack—have been taking over huge tracts of farmland in...
Gwynne Dyer: Making Moldova disappear
Most people have trouble finding Moldova on a map, and it isn't getting any easier. A growing number of people are dedicated to making the country vanish from the map—and most of...
Gwynne Dyer: Pandemic politics could make us sick
At the time of writing, almost a week after we all learned that a lethal new strain of influenza had appeared in Mexico, every single death attributed to swine flu has been...
Gwynne Dyer: A cease-fire in Sri Lanka will cause more bloodshed in the long term
As the 26-year war in Sri Lanka nears its end, every busybody in the world is urging the Sri Lankan government to stop. Spare the poor civilians trapped in the combat zone;...
Gwynne Dyer: Avigdor Lieberman injects truth into Israeli foreign policy
The great virtue of a maverick like Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is that there is none of the usual pussy-footing around. He says exactly what he thinks. In an...
Gwynne Dyer: Obama publishes torture memos rather than pursue Bush regime torturers
"I don't look like Halle Berry," said Whoopie Goldberg in a recent interview. "But chances are, she's going to end up looking like me." Barack Obama doesn't look much like...
Gwynne Dyer: Class warfare in Thailand
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was humiliated last week when red-shirted protesters overran the summit of Asian leaders that he was hosting and forced him to evacuate...
Vancouver Opera’s Stickboy packs an emotional wallop
Gwynne Dyer: Hello fusion power, good-bye fossil fuels?
Your horoscope from October 23 to 29, 2014
New direct flights from Vancouver to the Bahamas start November 1
Bif Naked hears poverty stories during B.C. Welfare Food Challenge
NPA pledges to expand Mandarin courses as part of Vancouver school board platform
Unlike the mayor of Vancouver, Jason Kenney meets Dalai Lama
What's In Your Fridge: Lisa Christiansen
Stamps Place social-housing tenants face an uncertain future
Cory Doctorow dishes on copyright, Internet freedom, and political issues at Vancouver Writers Fest
NPA reveals right wing inclination in latest news release citing Fraser Institute report
Ben West: One year from today, we could have a new Canadian government. Then what?
Surrey residents continue to block the construction of a winter homeless shelter
Fury driven by grime, gore, and manly men
Listening to Moby is murder
Gwynne Dyer: How far will oil prices collapse—and for how long?
Coalition of Progressive Electors mayoral candidate promises to ban renovictions
COPE mayoral candidate Meena Wong seen as “wildcard” in Vancouver election
COPE's Imtiaz Popat slams Vancouver for banning Diwali fireworks but allowing them on Halloween
Kirk LaPointe and Gregor Robertson refuse to disclose campaign contributions before election
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