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The Bond Report

BRICS Establishes A Development Bank
Patrick Bond, Co-Editor of BRICS: An Anti-Capitalist Critique, finds BRICS to be largely neoliberal and unequal, evident by the appointees to the bank board.

  July 12, 2015

Breakthroughs Unlikely at Upcoming UN Climate Summit
As the climate justice movement prepares for an historic convergence in NYC, political economist Patrick Bond warns that the "big tent approach" of the People's Climate March might backfire

  September 15, 2014

New Challenges Ahead for South African Labor after Platinum Miners End Five Month Long Strike
Patrick Bond: South African platinum workers will see a pay increase by 2017, but opponents are now attempting to limit their ability to to strike again

  June 24, 2014

80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living Wage
Patrick Bond: Mine workers strike and moving away from the African National Conference could signal a reconfiguration of the left in South Africa

  January 29, 2014

Poor Countries and Civil Society Walk Out of COP 19 Over Inaction over Climage Change
Patrick Bond: Developing countries and green groups must evaluate if walkouts are the best way to get rich countries to address climate change

  November 21, 2013

Big Oil Gets Green Light to Explore Ecuadorian Amazon
Patrick Bond: Ecuador President Rafael Correa is a petro-Kenysian who failed to sell Yasuni National Park in carbon markets and to international donors, and now he's turned a blind eye to what's really needed

  August 27, 2013

South Africa's Largest Union on the Verge of Major Split
Patrick Bond: South Africa trade unions become magnets for capital as an ideological confict masked as a sex scandal threatens to fracture union behind the one-year-old massacre

  August 18, 2013

South Africans Plan to Protest Obama's Crimes Against Africa During Presidential Visit
Patrick Bond: South Africans plan protests over Obama administration's funding of African dictators, revelations of NSA spying and economic agenda

  June 24, 2013

Will Feb 17th Protest Stop the XL Pipeline and Shift Climate Debate?
Patrick Bond: A massive protest could push Obama to stop the Tar Sands pipe line and shift climate debate away from market solutions

  February 15, 2013

South Africa and the Resource Curse
Patrick Bond: Mining interests are a powerful force shaping African politics

  February 14, 2013

Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa
Patrick Bond: Platinum miners strike inspires workers across South Africa; Billionaire mine owner becomes deputy head of ANC

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