Category: South Africa

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Patrick Bond: In Fortaleza, BRICS Became Co-Dependent Upon Eco-Financial Imperialism

In this context, critics are forcing open two crucial debates: first, is BRICS anti-imperialist as advertised, potentially inter-imperialist as the Ukraine battleground portends, or merely sub-imperialist where it counts most: in the ongoing global financial and climate meltdowns?

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Ewan Robertson: BRICS Summit

Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week

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Pepe Escobar: BRICS against Washington consensus

The BRICS Development Bank – with an initial US$50 billion in capital – will be not only BRICS-oriented, but invest in infrastructure projects and sustainable development on a global scale

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Danny Schechter: The World Cup Spilleth Over

As the Soccer Games End, Political Ones Begin

Dale T. McKinley: The Real Story of South Africa’s National Elections

The ANC’s victory came from a distinct minority of “the people”. The real ‘winner’, as has been the case since the 2004 elections, was the stay away ‘vote’.

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Suren Moodliar: Losing Today, Winning Tomorrow?

South Africa Set to Re-elect the Party of Mandela

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Danny Schechter: “When South Africa Called, We Answered”

New book tells how a global anti-apartheid movement helped South Africa win its freedom, and the lessons for us

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Patrick Bond: South Africa’s “Very Good Story” Of Social Democracy

If the ANC’s bragging about its social policy continues without substantial reforms, then violent protests will continue

Ronnie Kasrils: Ronnie Kasrils calls for ‘no vote’ for African National Congress

The Vote No! campaign calls on South Africans to “vote no” at the May 7, 2014, general election due to the corruption and neoliberal economic policies of the African National Congress

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Patrick Bond: BRICS and the Tendency to Sub-Imperialism

The rise of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) bloc represents a potentially important geopolitical and economic force

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