Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond teaches at the University of Western Cape School of Government, South Africa. His research interests include political economy, environment, social policy and geopolitics. He can be reached at:

Biden-Kerry International Climate Politricks

As South African Climate Justice Veterans Fall, Consciousness Begins Reviving, From Below and Across

Wallerstein Expanded the South African Independent Left’s Horizons

Should South Africa Follow the Law of the Jungle … or the Doctrine of Odious Debt?

Covid-19 Attacks the Down-and-Out in Ultra-Unequal South Africa

As Brazil’s ex-President Lula is Set Free and BRICS Leaders Summit, What Lessons From the Workers Party for Fighting Global Neoliberalism?

Bretton Woods Institutions’ Neoliberal Over-Reach Leaves Global Governance in the Gutter

Fighting Fossil Fuels in South Africa: Campaigners Invoke Specters of Climate Chaos

Lonmin’s Murder, by Money: Autopsy Reveals the British-South African Corpse’s Poisoning by Microfinance, ‘Development Finance’ and Corporate Finance

Budgeting for Black-Out in South Africa

Zimbabwe’s Capitalist Crisis: Imperial Vultures and Subimperial Doves Both Turn Away From Economic Carcass

Zimbabwe’s Capitalist Crisis: Finance Minister a ‘Fraud’ and ‘Political Moron,’ as Army Represses Protests

Jim Yong Kim’s Mixed Messages to the World Bank and the World

South Africa Searches for a Financial Parachute, Now That a $170 Billion Foreign Debt Cliff Looms

Mining Conflicts Multiply, as Critics of ‘Extractivism’ Gather in Johannesburg

South Africans Peer Down Trump’s World Economic Shithole

Africa’s Pioneering Marxist Political Economist, Samir Amin (1931-2018)

BRICS-Johannesburg: Simultaneously Disappoints and Threatens

State of the BRICS Class Struggle: ‘Social Dialogue’ Reform Frustrations

State of the BRICS Class Struggle: Repression, Austerity and Worker Militancy

BRICS From Above, Seen Critically From Below

At a Johannesburg BRICS Think Tank, Scholars Get Drunk on Their Own Rhetoric

After Jacob Zuma’s Firing, South Africa Risks Budget Austerity and Even Renewed BRICS ‘Poisoning’

New Evidence of Africa’s Systematic Looting, From an Increasingly Schizophrenic World Bank

In South Africa, Ramaphosa Rises as Lonmin Expires Workers, Women and Communities Prepare to Fight, Not Mourn