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Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer

Not a coup, just a big blunder

Not a coup, just a big blunder

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

If you are going to rig the vote, do it from the start. Don’t wait until the count shows that your candidate is not doing well and then intervene Democracy is in danger in Bolivia as the result of legitimate pressures from the poor. We cannot generate economic growth and well-being...

A political thug in blunderland

A political thug in blunderland

Monday, 09 September 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

Salvini, a hard-Right populist who thought he could force an early election and become Italy’s strongman by breaking up the coalition Government he served in, has publicly cut his own throat There is something very gratifying about watching a political thug get hoist with his own petard. Matteo Salvini, the hard-Right...

The burning truth about wildfires

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

To go along with the assertion that ‘the Amazon is on fire’ and that it’s all Bolsonaro’s fault is neither prudent nor provable The Amazon is not on fire. There are wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, as there are every year in July-September, because this is the dry season. There may...

Johnson makes his Brexit move

Friday, 30 August 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

The fewer days the Opposition has to work on the problem, the less likely it is to get its ducks in a row. It’s simple and entirely legal Shock! Horror! Johnson prorogues Parliament!  End of democracy in Britain! The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, says he was not...

Greenland's gamble

Monday, 26 August 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

It makes little difference to Greenlanders whether foreign investment comes from Denmark, China or the US, so long as they have political control Right from his purchase of New Jersey casinos to his proposed acquisition of Greenland, Donald Trump’s real estate deals have always been plagued by bad timing. The US...

In denial of converging global crises

In denial of converging global crises

Friday, 23 August 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

Artificial Intelligence and climate emergency are the two biggest threats facing economies today. We know a good deal about both but not enough to be confident about our choices — and besides, they may well mutate and head off in unforeseen directions Maybe we can get through the climate crisis without...

A never-ending culture of war

Friday, 16 August 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

The South Korea and Japan trade tussle, along with a bigger one between the US and China, may be enough to tip the world economy into a recession Nation states, like four-year-olds, find it very hard to admit they are in the wrong and apologise. Adult intervention often helps, but all...

Hong Kong: It's purely symbolic

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

So far the people have done well to send the right message to Beijing by playing the balancing act. But it’s now time for them to stop The anti-Government demonstrations in Hong Kong are now eight weeks old and still going strong but the level of violence is rising. A lot...

State Editions

Suspense continues over AJSU-BJP tie-up

14 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Man killed over witchcraft suspicion in Gajapati

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Cong decries officers’ no reply to their letters

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

46K found ineligible KALIA beneficiaries

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Assembly stalled over violence against women

14 November 2019 | PABITRA SENAPATY | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Cleaning Delhi’s Air An Ethical and Economic Dilemma

10 November 2019 | Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava | Agenda

Beyond Time and Space

10 November 2019 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

Loving your own space

10 November 2019 | Sarita Mathur | Agenda

We need love to exist

10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

10 November 2019 | PNS | Agenda