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From the archives

Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Growing Up Communist

A political thinker recalls his unsettling Toronto upbringing in a Stalinist home.

Mel Watkins

Red Diaper Baby: A Boyhood in the Age of McCarthyism

James Laxer

Douglas and McIntyre

184 pages, hardcover

ISBN: 1553650735

Mel Watkins is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. McGill-Queen’s University Press recently published Staples and Beyond: Selected Writings of Mel Watkins, edited by Hugh Grant and David Wolfe. He remains a political activist, most recently as a member of the Maher Arar Support Committee.

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