Derrick O'Keefe

Derrick O'Keefe is a writer and social justice activist in Vancouver, B.C. He served as's editor from 2012 to 2013 and from 2007 to 2009. Derrick 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

Derrick O'Keefe
Mar 5, 2013

Hugo Chavez, undefeated

Derrick O'Keefe
The poor of Venezuela and of all Latin America are better off today in real and tangible ways because the people kept Hugo Chavez in power.


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