shakomakoNET is an independent digital magazine about everything Iraqi.
By creating a space for critical, relevant, and engaging content, shakomakoNET looks at Iraq through the lenses of:
ART: celebrating the creativity and brilliance inspired by the magic of Iraq;
CULTURE: looking at how Iraq lives in the everyday lives of Iraqis;
POLITICS: providing analysis of Iraq through a critical and progressive lens;
FOOTBALL: capturing the spirit of resilience in Iraqis in the face of tremendous obstacles;
DIARIES: empowering memories of Iraq to triumph over attempts to destroy them.
Named after Iraqi slang meaning “what’s up?” shakomakoNET is a non-profit project that sustains itself through the energies of Iraqi youth from around the world.