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
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Mar 26, 2009

A sad little episode in B.C. politics

Derrick O'Keefe
NDP candidate Mable Elmore was forced to denounce herself over a five-year old interview we did together in which she used the word "Zionist" in its correct context to describe a reality she faced.
News
Feb 16, 2009

Tariq Ali on Obama: Imperialism with a human face

Derrick O'Keefe
With President Obama set to visit Ottawa this Thursday, Feb. 19, renowned writer and anti-war campaigner Tariq Ali shares his thoughts on the new administration's foreign policy.
News
Jan 20, 2009

Inauguration Day

Derrick O'Keefe
Today is a day to watch history unfold before our eyes. But today is also a day to think about the ongoing struggle to make history, to achieve social and global justice, and to put an end to empire.
Book Review
Jun 14, 2007
 Cowboy in Caracas: A North Americanâe(TM)s Memoir of Venezuelaâe(TM)s Democratic Revolution

Before Chavez

Derrick O'Keefe
Missing in the action of the battle of Bush vs. Chavez is the context that gave rise to what is today arguably the worldâe(TM)s most radical and significant political movement. The world knows p
Book Review
May 2, 2007
 The Deserterâe(TM)s Tale: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier Who Walked Away from the War In Iraq

A.W.O.L.

Derrick O'Keefe
<I>The Deserter&#226;e(TM)s Tale</I> is the first memoir of a combatant in the U.S. war on Iraq; it&#226;e(TM)s the story of Oklahoma-born war-resister Joshua Key as told to the acclaimed Canadian wr

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