Letters

Dubai: the Sheikh and his daughters

February 18, 2021   ·   0 Comments

by GWYNNE DYER Dubai can be amusing, in a voyeuristic way, for a week or two. Tallest building in the world and the mall with ...

Criminals? No, jail the good guys

by BRIAN LOCKHART One of the great things about living in our Federation is the fact that the criminal justice system is equal across the ...

Burma: Back to Basics

by GWYNNE DYER China’s Xinhua news agency tactfully described the Burmese army’s seizure of power on Monday as a ‘cabinet reshuffle’. This suggests a possible ...

The golden age

by BRIAN LOCKHART The phrase ‘the golden age’ refers to a period where something, originally mankind itself, was in a flourishing and outstanding period of ...

Meet the new boss

by BRIAN LOCKHART I don’t really follow American politics – at least not at the level people in that country would. If I’m going to ...

The First Robots

by GWYNNE DYER They were planning to put on a play written by an artificial intelligence program in Prague this month, to mark the invention ...

‘American’ Democracy

Written by GWYNNE DYER If I have to read one more hand-wringing article about the ‘crisis of American democracy’ and what it means for the ...

Another payout

Written by BRIAN LOCKHART You take a look out over your property and realize it’s time to hire a gardener. Buying ten acres of country ...

Vaccine triage

by GWYNNE DYER Triage is always crude and messy, and there are always mistakes, but the goal is to save as many lives as possible ...

Chasing ghosts

by BRIAN LOCKHART Several years ago I was invited to attend a family party on a rural property to document the event for a newspaper ...

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