Derrick O'Keefe

Derrick O'Keefe is a writer and social justice activist in Vancouver, B.C. He served as rabble.ca'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 http://twitter.com/derrickokeefe

Derrick O'Keefe
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Oct 15, 2012
On the many protest rallies held in support of Malala. (Photo: nation.com.pk)

The misuses of Malala

Derrick O'Keefe
Piers Morgan is just one example of those who have enlisted the moral power of Malala's plight to put forward their own vulgar and ahistorical pro-war views.
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Sep 13, 2012
Adrian Dix, B.C. NDP leader. (Photo: taminator / Flickr)

Looking ahead to life after the Liberals in B.C.

Derrick O'Keefe
For Christy Clark, it looks like it's all over except for the voting. Activists in this province have a big role to play in putting some fundamental issues in the spotlight.

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