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
Blog
Dec 23, 2011

The ghost of Christmas truces past

Derrick O'Keefe
In Harper's Canada, there has been precious little official recognition of the history of Christmas truces.
Book Review
Dec 15, 2011
Tropic of Chaos

'Tis the season for lefty reading

Derrick O'Keefe
A holiday reading guide for those lucky enough to have some time off, it is also the ideal season to read -- or at least to make an ambitious reading list for 2012 as a New Year's resolution.
Blog
Nov 29, 2011

Learning from Ignatieff's #fail

Derrick O'Keefe
Personally, the organizational future of the Liberal Party is of little concern. I'm much more anxious that political lessons be learned from Ignatieff's tenure.
Book Review
Oct 27, 2011
Michael Ignatieff: The Lesser Evil?

Michael Ignatieff and the War on Terror

Derrick O'Keefe
In this excerpt from Michael Ignatieff: The Lesser Evil?, Derrick O'Keefe examines Ignatieff's initial call to arms for the "War on Terror."

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