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By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 11,2018
A man who makes US President Donald Trump look like a bleeding-heart liberal will almost certainly be Brazil’s next president. Jair Bolsonaro won 46 per cent of the vote in Sunday’s first round of the Brazilian presidential election, with twelve other candidates running.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 04,2018
Fifteen years after George W. Bush invaded Iraq to destroy Saddam Hussein’s imaginary “weapons of mass destruction”, what do the Iraqis have to show for it?
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 27,2018
Ten years ago this month, the financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection, triggering the 2008 crash and the subsequent Great Recession from which the world’s economies have still not fully recovered.
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 20,2018
Who said this? “The weak crumble, are slaughtered and are erased from history while the strong, for good or for ill, survive. The strong are respected, and alliances are made with the strong, and in the end peace is made with the strong.” Nietzsche? Goebbels?
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 13,2018
I was one of five children, so I am in an invidious position when I write about population growth.
By Gwynne Dyer - Sep 03,2018
On Sunday, Brazil’s top electoral court ruled that “Lula”, former president Luiz Inácio da Silva, cannot run in the presidential election this October.He served two terms as president (2003-2011), he dutifully waited out the following two terms, and his Workers’ Party (PT) has no
By Gwynne Dyer - Aug 26,2018
Two weeks ago, Gay McDougall, co-chair of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, alleged that up to a million people belonging to the Uighur and other Muslim minority groups in China’s northwestern province of Xinjiang have been detained in concentration ca
By Gwynne Dyer - Aug 14,2018
Here’s the good news. Last February the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague opened an inquiry into alleged crimes against humanity committed by President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines as part of his “war on drugs”.Now for the bad news.
By Gwynne Dyer - Aug 09,2018
It would be churlish to ask what took them so long.
By Gwynne Dyer - Aug 06,2018
On 8 August 1918, one hundred years ago on Wednesday, it finally became clear who was going to win the World War I.

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