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Gerald Caplan has an MA in Canadian history and a Ph.D. in African history from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He is an author, teacher, media commentator, and social and political activist with a lifelong commitment to African development. He is preoccupied with genocide and genocide prevention, particularly the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, about which he has frequently written. He has been a consultant on African development issues to many United Nations agencies as well as to the African Union. His latest book is called The Betrayal of Africa. He writes a weekly online column for the Globe and Mail.
Gerry Caplan

Last week's landslide winners in Quebec election? The Federal NDP.

| April 14, 2014
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Anniversary of Rwanda and Armenia cold reminder of evil ordinary people can do

| April 7, 2014
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Income-splitting is a promise Harper shouldn't keep -- but he will

| March 31, 2014
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If Harper is truly a champion of Israel, he will denounce anti-Semitism in Ukraine

| March 24, 2014
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Toronto can't lose with Olivia Chow -- or the class act poised to take her place

| March 17, 2014
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After Rwanda, 'Never Again' is just so much hot air

| March 10, 2014
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All the political parties can agree: It's the hardworkingmiddleclass, stupid!

| March 3, 2014
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Inflammatory falsehood poor homage to twentieth anniversary of Rwanda genocide

| February 24, 2014
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Is it too much to ask Stephen Harper to learn from Nelson Mandela?

| February 17, 2014
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Pope Francis is most prominent leftist in the world

| February 10, 2014
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