Mel Watkins

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Political Science, University of Toronto and Adjunct Research Professor, Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University.

  • Continental Crucible, Expanded Edition

    Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America

    By Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui  Preface by Mel Watkins  Foreword by Steve Early     June 2015

    This expanded edition examines developments in the offensive of North American big business, especially the blitzkrieg of constitutional reforms in Mexico in 2013–14. This crisis and its implications for the North American left and labour movements are explored in greater depth. This edition also includes new material from Leo Panitch and Steve Early, as well as the original preface by Mel Watkins.

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