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Derrick O'Keefe is a Canadian Vancouver-based writer and social justice activist. He is the editor of rabble.ca, Canada's most widely read progressive website, and his writings on foreign policy, Canadian politics, ecology and other topics have been published in a number of both alternative and mainstream publications.
O'Keefe is the author of Michael Ignatieff: The Lesser Evil? (Verso 2011). He is also the co-writer of the autobiography of Afghan women's rights activist and politician Malalai Joya—A Woman Among Warlords (Scribner 2009).
O'Keefe is a former co-chair of Stopwar.ca in Vancouver, British Columbia, and a current co-chair of the Canadian Peace Alliance, the largest network of anti-war groups in Canada. He was a founding editor and publisher of the on-line zine Seven Oaks, 2004-2008, a now discontinued "journal of "politics, culture and resistance" that featured the writing of a group of young, progressive journalists and activists.
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