Mel Watkins

Mel Watkins is Professor Emeritus of Economics and Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is Editor Emeritus of This Magazine and a frequent contributor to Peace magazine. He is a member of Pugwash Canada and former President of Science for Peace. Watkins is recipient of the 2008 inaugural Galbraith Prize in Economics and Social Justice awarded by the Progressive Economics Forum. Website:

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Lest We Forget: 100 Years Ago Today, the Armenian Genocide Began
Genocide haunts the 20th century. The Holocaust, the German attempt to exterminate the Jews, comes immediately to mind -- though similar policies against the Roma, gays, and others are less well known. The genocide in Rwanda, where the world watched the massacre of the Tutsi by the Hutu and did...
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