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The unexpected victory of far-right libertarian Javier Milei in Argentina’s primaries marks a crisis for both Peronism and its traditional conservative antagonists. No one knows exactly what will happen next.
Just in time for your (hopeful) escape from the heat and the grind, here are the summer reading recommendations of Jacobin’s editors and staff writers.
A left slate won a narrow victory. Here’s how the regional vote mapped out.
Gathering operational intelligence.
All the fighting words you missed the first time around.
Some of the most scathing critiques of the Iraq War were set to music.
In 1980, Saddam Hussein commissioned a biopic about his 1959 assassination attempt on Iraq’s prime minister. He enlisted a legendary James Bond director and cast his own son-in-law to play him.
Some of the top-selling video games of the post-9/11 world have taken real events as their inspiration.
Because the Western world has a “complicated” history with frustrated artists as national leaders.
On December 14, 2008, the Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi threw his black leather dress shoes at President George W. Bush during a press conference in Baghdad. It was one of the greatest athletic acts of the Iraq War.
Germany likes to keep its hands clean — but its coffers full.
A power struggle in the ranks of the Sudanese security state has thrust the country into chaos.
We talk to journalist Andrew Cockburn about the Iraq invasion and the new Middle East.
A series of natural disasters has heralded the worst global rice shortage in 20 years.