Derrick O'Keefe

Derrick O'Keefe is a writer and social justice activist in Vancouver, B.C. Derrick served as rabble.ca's editor from 2012 to 2013 and from 2007 to 2009. 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. 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 http://twitter.com/derrickokeefe

Derrick O'Keefe
Blog
Oct 12, 2009

War as Peace: Reaction to Obama's Nobel Prize

Derrick O'Keefe
In an era marked by pre-emptive arrest and pre-emptive war, it’s perhaps fitting that Barack Obama has been awarded a pre-emptive Nobel Peace Prize.
Blog
Sep 15, 2009

NDP all quiet on fraudulent Afghan election

Derrick O'Keefe
In the wake the blatantly fraudulent election in Afghanistan, the hypocrisy of the Conservative government's response is par for the course. More disturbing, however, is the fact that the NDP is MIA.
News
Sep 9, 2009

Tar czar: Ignatieff panders to Alberta's Big Oil

Derrick O'Keefe
So long, Green Shift. Ignatieff's so keen to win seats in Alberta, he’s willing to sabotage the fight against climate change. At least that’s what his recent tar sands boosterism would suggest.

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