Derrick O'Keefe
Editor

Derrick O’Keefe is a co-founder and editor with Ricochet. He is the author of The Lesser Evil? and A Woman Among Warlords, co-authored with Afghanistan’s Malalai Joya. Derrick is also a long-time political organizer in Vancouver and a member of Métis Nation British Columbia.

More Postmedia closures and layoffs
Canada’s corporate media is broken beyond repair
Derrick O'Keefe
November 27, 2017
Long overdue
Trudeau announces National Housing Strategy: ‘Housing rights are human rights’
Derrick O'Keefe
November 22, 2017
Kayaks against the pipeline
Arrests on the water as fight against Kinder Morgan heats up in B.C.
Derrick O'Keefe
October 29, 2017
Bigotry as wedge politics
No time for neutrality in responding to Couillard’s xenophobic Bill 62
Derrick O'Keefe
October 19, 2017
Totally destructive
We listened to Donald Trump’s full UN speech so you don’t have to
September 19, 2017
The Well Reds book podcast
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
September 5, 2017
Well Reds
Ryan McMahon joins the left books podcast to discuss Canada 150
July 26, 2017
Well Reds
PODCAST: Eden Robinson's 'Son of a Trickster' is both haunting and hilarious
June 28, 2017
Well Reds
PODCAST: Harvey Pekar's 'Not The Israel My Parents Promised Me'
June 12, 2017
Well Reds
PODCAST: A critical discussion of Pankaj Mishra’s ‘Age of Anger’
May 31, 2017
Timing is everything
Kinder Morgan has had a very bad week
Derrick O'Keefe
May 30, 2017
Red Rosa
PODCAST: The revolution will be illustrated
May 15, 2017
B.C. Election
Corporate media bosses in Toronto want you to vote for B.C. Liberals
Derrick O'Keefe
May 8, 2017
B.C. election
With NDP on verge of kicking out right-wing B.C. Liberals, Weaver’s Greens punch left
Derrick O'Keefe
May 7, 2017
Ricochet podcast network
Introducing ‘Well Reds,’ a lefty podcast about books
May 1, 2017
Middle East policy
Poll: Canadians supportive of boycott and sanctions against Israel
Derrick O'Keefe
March 2, 2017
Big Oil, bad taste
Pipeline graphic breaks hearts on Valentine’s Day
Derrick O'Keefe
February 15, 2017
Manufacturing hate
Right-wing outlets spread disinformation in wake of Quebec mosque shooting
January 30, 2017
Resisting fascism
Trump’s racist travel ban requires more than just condemnation
January 28, 2017
Preventing climate catastrophe
‘We’re running out of time’: Jane Fonda on the tar sands
Derrick O'Keefe
January 11, 2017
Toxic politics
Why did the B.C. government just fire the Vancouver School Board?
Derrick O'Keefe
October 17, 2016
Fossil fuels
Justin Trudeau approves $36-billion LNG ‘carbon bomb’ on B.C. coast
Derrick O'Keefe
September 27, 2016
Political economy of food
Agroecology: How to feed the world while confronting the climate crisis
Derrick O'Keefe
September 23, 2016
Fossil-free future
Students to Trudeau: Climate leaders don’t approve pipelines
Derrick O'Keefe
September 21, 2016
Orange-haired id
Want to understand the rise of Trump? Read Gramsci
Derrick O'Keefe
September 20, 2016
Green party politics
Elizabeth May fired critics after pressure from B.C. Greens
Derrick O'Keefe
September 14, 2016
Direct action
Vancouver TD bank occupied to protest ties with Dakota Access Pipeline
Derrick O'Keefe
September 12, 2016
Canada Health Act
This court case could kill universal health care
Derrick O'Keefe
September 6, 2016
Healing journey
West coast First Nations bring solidarity to Standing Rock pipeline battle
Derrick O'Keefe
September 1, 2016
Private health care
Calls for controversial doctor to halt challenge to public health care
Derrick O'Keefe
September 1, 2016
Racist nonsense
Why France’s Nicolas Sarkozy needs to STFU
August 25, 2016
Jumping the shark
B’nai Brith smears rabble.ca with ‘white supremacist’ label
August 24, 2016
Climate emergency
Critics slam ‘extinction tourism’ cruise in the Arctic
Derrick O'Keefe
August 24, 2016
BC politics
New revelations on earthquake dangers from fracking in B.C. should spark debate
Derrick O'Keefe
August 16, 2016
BDS
Greens make history with support for Palestinian human rights
Derrick O'Keefe
August 8, 2016
India’s coal boom threatens rights of Adivasi communities
July 15, 2016
Media AWOL as Trudeau continues Harper’s foreign policy in Eastern Europe
Derrick O'Keefe
July 11, 2016
Climate and LNG
Memo to government: Climate emergency means no new fossil fuel mega-projects
Derrick O'Keefe
May 31, 2016
Tar sands pipelines
It’s kayaks vs. tankers as pipeline battle heats up in B.C.
Derrick O'Keefe
May 18, 2016
Tar sands pipelines
Kinder Morgan faces growing opposition across North America
Derrick O'Keefe
May 10, 2016
Enbridge Northern Gateway
‘The opposite of reconciliation’: Trudeau under fire for Northern Gateway flip-flop
Derrick O'Keefe
April 25, 2016
Democratic Primary
Why Bernie Sanders’ home run in Washington state matters
Derrick O'Keefe
March 30, 2016
Democratic Primary
Bernie Sanders and the coming media revolution
Derrick O'Keefe
March 9, 2016
New politics and the NDP
Could Bernie Sanders’ surge be the end of Tom Mulcair?
February 17, 2016
Democratic Primary
Why the Bernie Sanders insurgency matters
February 2, 2016
Corporate trade and investment deals
So when do we get that ‘full and open’ debate on the TPP?
Derrick O'Keefe
January 26, 2016
Weapons of repression
Liberals refuse to cancel Harper’s Saudi arms deal
Derrick O'Keefe
January 6, 2016
COP21
Extreme inequality fueling climate change: Oxfam study
Derrick O'Keefe
December 2, 2015
Corporate trade and investment deals
No ‘real change’ on TPP? Trudeau cheerleads for deal with other world leaders
Derrick O'Keefe
November 2, 2015
COP21
Trudeau’s big test in Paris: oil industry profits or real action on climate change?
Derrick O'Keefe
October 29, 2015
Canada Votes 2015
Did the owners of Canada’s national newspapers order them to endorse Harper?
Derrick O'Keefe
October 16, 2015
Canada Votes 2015
The Conservatives owe Terry Fox's family an apology
Derrick O'Keefe
September 21, 2015
Energy & Environment
Alarm sounded as TransCanada set to drill in Bay of Fundy
Derrick O'Keefe
August 27, 2015
Canada Votes 2015
Supersized election campaign could backfire on Harper
Derrick O'Keefe
August 2, 2015
Public Safety Minister: Protest using ‘democratic ways’ or face ‘full force of the law’
Derrick O'Keefe
July 21, 2015
‘A new low’: Harper uses ISIS propaganda clips in new attack ad
Derrick O'Keefe
June 26, 2015
COP21
Harper seeks to undermine G7 climate stance ahead of pivotal Paris summit
Derrick O'Keefe
June 1, 2015
Alberta Votes 2015
Extra! Extra! Old media try to stop new politics in Alberta
Derrick O'Keefe
May 4, 2015
Alberta Votes 2015
What the hell is happening in Alberta?
Derrick O'Keefe
April 22, 2015
Canada Votes 2015
Why Harper plans to campaign against Evil
Derrick O'Keefe
February 3, 2015
An interview with ‘The Interview’s’ Paul Bae
Derrick O'Keefe
December 19, 2014
Energy & Environment
Kinder Morgan is elephant in room for B.C. Federation of Labour
November 27, 2014
Vancouver Votes
The Green Coast: What you need to know about Vancouver’s election
Derrick O'Keefe
November 18, 2014
Why Harper’s wrong to drag Canada into expanded Iraq War
October 6, 2014
Forget Harper’s history, World War I was a senseless slaughter
Derrick O'Keefe
August 7, 2014