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Benjamin Fogel is a historian and contributing editor at Africa is a Country and Jacobin.

Bolsonaro’s “Fuck You” Coup

After more than a year of Jair Bolsonaro’s rule in Brazil, the country is hurtling toward authoritarianism. Now the president is calling on his supporters to take to the streets in a “Fuck You March” against the democratic institutions that are standing in the way of his far-right agenda.

The Two Mandelas

While Mandela was certainly a “great historical figure,” too many tributes have been unable to move beyond hagiography.

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