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former Editor Derrick O'Keefe is a writer and social justice activist in Vancouver, BC. He is the author of the new Verso book, Michael Ignatieff: The Lesser Evil? and the co-writer of Afghan MP Malalai Joya's political memoir, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice. Derrick also served as's editor from 2007 to 2009. Topics covered on this blog will include the war in Afghanistan and foreign policy, Canadian politics, media analysis, climate justice and ecology. You can follow him at
Derrick O'Keefe

Sister Elizabeth Kelliher: A life fully devoted to social justice and solidarity

| September 12, 2013
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Allende vive: Latin America's left and the reunion of socialism and democracy

| September 11, 2013
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Nestlé's bottled water scam shows we need to curb corporate power in B.C.

| September 4, 2013
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Why war on Syria should be debated in Parliament (and in the media)

| August 28, 2013
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Pinochet on the Nile: The Wall Street Journal's bloody dreams for Egypt are coming true

| August 20, 2013
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Global climate emergency: More bike lanes good, but we need a transportation transformation

| August 12, 2013
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Mean, arrogant and fact free: Notes from Christy Clark's B.C.

| July 16, 2013
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The People's Social Forum: Together we can be more than the sum of our parts

| July 2, 2013
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Is this the end of Enbridge's West Coast pipe dreams? Hold the victory parade

| June 7, 2013
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After B.C. election stunner: No silver bullet for changing balance of political forces

| May 28, 2013
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