Patrick Bond

Corporate Looting: Sub-Saharan Africa Loses $100B A Year

February 12, 2018

A recently released World Bank report shows that the wealth of sub-Saharan Africa has been steadily declining over the past several decades, as transnational corporations extract mineral wealth without adequately compensating the region, says economist Patrick Bond

Cape Town Water Wars: A Literal Shitstorm

January 18, 2018

In Cape Town, one of the most unequal cities in the world, poor people are taking the buckets they use for chemical toilets and turning them into weapons, as the water shortage intensifies class conflicts

Europe

July 7, 2017
TRNN speaks to demonstrators and South African activist Patrick Bond, who say tens of thousands are taking to the streets to challenge corporate power at the G20 summit

Africa

April 13, 2017
ANC’s leadership called into question as Zuma’s corruption ridden Presidency is headed to an end, who will lead the country next, ponders Trevor Ngwane of the Johannesburg United Front and Professor Patrick Bond

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

The Bond Report

January 29, 2014
Patrick Bond: Mine workers strike and moving away from the African National Conference could signal a reconfiguration of the left in South Africa

Remembering Mandela

December 5, 2013
Patrick Bond: Mandela deserves great credit for ending racial apartheid in South Africa, but his legacy includes the continuation of mass poverty