BRICS

G20: Trump's 'America First' Policies Reflect the Limits of Globalization

G20: Trump’s ‘America First’ Policies Reflect the Limits of Globalization

July 1, 2019

Despite Trump’s affinities with authoritarian leaders such as India’s Modi and Russia’s Putin, he continues to destabilize the existing neoliberal consensus and now BRICS countries are taking up the neoliberal mantle, says Patrick Bond

BRICS Summit in China: A Missed Opportunity

September 6, 2017

Patrick Bond, who held a keynote address at the BRICS counter-summit in Hong Kong, says that critics consider the 9th BRICS summit in Xiamen, China, a missed opportunity to challenge corporate-led globalization

The Top Three Economic Stories of 2015

December 31, 2015

UMKC’s Michael Hudson breaks down how the increasing wealth gap, suppression of wages, and IMF rule changes are creating a battle between the classes

Will South America Bring Life to the Bank of the South?

December 11, 2014
The countries of South America need their alternative to the World Bank to step forward; if not, they will be back in crisis, explains historian and sovereign debt expert Eric Toussaint

Deconstructing Fed Vice Chair’s Grim Economic Forecast

August 13, 2014

PERI co-director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed vice chair Stanley Fischer has ignored real solutions to improve the economy, like increasing wages

South Africa’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organization Unpacks WTO Negotiating Agendas

July 22, 2014
In this 3 part series, Ambassador Faizel Ismail, discusses his negotiating experience at the WTO from 2002 through 2014 as South Africa’s Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization

BRICS: Progressive Rhetoric, Neoliberal Practice

July 18, 2014

Patrick Bond: All the governments behind the New Development Bank practice intense neoliberalism

Who Will Pay for Climate Change Disaster?

April 21, 2014

A discussion with Patrick Bond on the lack of political will to deal with climate change and the forces mobilizing for action

Why is the 2006 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve? Yilmaz Akyuz Responds

February 21, 2014
A two part series with Yilmaz Akyüz who says crisis management in the US and Europe is causing more problems that it is solving as two major policy shortcomings put excessive reliance on monetary policy in managing the 2008 financial crisis

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: Slow growth and inflation are taking a toll in developing countries