Profile of Gwynne Dyer

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  • Santa is a Dane

    Then, in a series of ads in the 1930s, the Coca-Cola Company crystallized his image as a fat old man wearing clothes that are frankly a fashion ...

  • Torture and the CIA: time to move on?

    U.S. President Barack Obama said that about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report, published on Tuesday, about the Central Intelligence ...

  • Artificial intelligence: be somewhat afraid

    Expert A is Elon Musk, polymath co-founder of PayPal, manufacturer of Tesla electric cars, creator of Space X, the first privately funded company ...

  • Giving terrorists what they want

    “We will not be intimidated,” said Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper after the recent attacks in Montreal and Ottawa. As if the purpose of ...

  • Putin eyeing rival pipelines

    But the ultra-nationalist leader of the Liberal Democratic Party actually frightened the Kazakhs, because there is a bigger game going on.Kazakh ...

  • There’s no new Cold War

    He’s 83 years old, he played a leading role in ending the last Cold War, and he’s practically a secular saint. Surely he knows what he’s talking ...

  • Merkel’s clever counter-strike

    It’s a very big deal: Merkel is pulling the rug out from under Cameron. For all his tough talk about renegotiating the terms of Britain’s ...

  • Fusion power: goodbye fossil fuels?

    McGuire was talking to Aviation Week, the oldest and most widely read magazine covering the defence industry, and he was promising a working ...

  • Oil: blindsided by fracking technology

    No it won’t, and neither will Russia, Iran or Nigeria. The only major oil exporters that are not in deep trouble are the Arab countries, whose ...

  • Recognizing Palestine

    In September of last year, Mahmoud Abbas, the long-overdue-for-an-election president of the Palestinian National Authority, was given permission ...