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  • proper n. The political ideology attributed to the former Argentine leaders Juan Perón and Eva Duarte de Perón.


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Peron + -ism


  • The ideology she espoused, called Peronism, may be moribund but new adherents always seem to revive it. - News for the rest of us

  • In December 2001 the Argentine state was finally served the bill for decades of economic Peronism.

    Where Buenos Aires Hides its Cash

  • Led by Venezuela's Hugo Chávez, large parts of Latin America are swinging back toward dictatorship and following the pattern of Peronism, with its historical antipathy toward America and capitalism.

    The New World Order

  • He commands a cosmopolitan range of reference – Irish tribes, Peronism, South Korean dictatorships, and Indian caste violence – as he probes into "the reality of Pakistan's social, economic and cultural power structures".

    Pakistan: A Hard Country by Anatol Lieven – review

  • A serious illness that takes him out of play would leave Venezuela haunted by the ghost of chavismo much as Peronism has haunted Argentina for the past half-century.

    A Get-Well Card for Hugo Chávez

  • Completing the parallels with the founding couple of Peronism, Kirchner formed a tight political alliance with her husband and law-school sweetheart, Néstor Kirchner, that remained unbroken from their marriage in 1975 to his "dark horse" presidential election in 2003 through to his sudden death in 2010.

    Cristina Kirchner: she's not just another Evita | profile

  • Labor has always been the stronghold of Peronism and that loyalty continues.

    Argentina's Warning to America

  • January 10th, 2009 at 1: 51 am jonnybutter, I am presuming you know more about Argentina than I do, but surely you must agree that it is the misguided protectionism and heavy-handed Peronism being practised way past its sell-by date that killed the country.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Costs of Ideological Correctness

  • It was hardly an endorsement — ringing or otherwise — of Peronism.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela

  • Martinned: You may want to read up on your Peronism.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela


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