Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond is professor of sociology at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. He can be reached at:

UN Millennium Development Goals Replaced by New ‘Distraction Gimmicks’

Why the Retreat of Foreign Investment From Africa Means Less Looting

BRICS Bankers Confirm They will Undergird – Not Undermine – Western Financial Decadence

World Political Economy Meets South Africa’s Many Marxisms

Avaaz’s Climate Vanity

World Soccer Corruption, Africa’s ‘Illicit Financial Flows’ and Elite Silences

The Rise of South African Xenophobia

A “Climate Movement Across the Movements”

Disconnecting the Minerals-Energy-Climate Dots

Opposition Rising in South Africa

Keep South Africa’s Lights on with Renewable Energy – or Irradiate a Darkened Nation?

South Africa in the Dark

South African Oil Spill Pollutes Rich Whites’ Playground

Has the IMF Been Reformed?

South Africa: Talk Left, Walk Right

The World Bank Blinks

Who Really Runs the South African Show?

Did Climate Justice Just Get a New Lease on Life?

The BRICS Remix Climate Damage and Corporate Collusion

The Washington-Pretoria-Tel Aviv Relay

How BRICS Became Co-Dependent Upon Eco-Financial Imperialism

South Africa at 20

The Mandela Years in Power

When "Emerging" Economies Start to Submerge

Beckoning Committed Climate Activists

Africa Crashing

Lessons for Brazil From South Africa

South Africa’s Sub-Imperial Seductions

Politics, Profits and Policing in South Africa

Toilet Apartheid

The Rise of “Sub-Imperialism”

What Sandy Shows South Africa

How the Marikana Movement Stunned Neoliberal South Africa

Which Africans Will Obama Whack Next?

World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim Comes to South Africa

The Coming Corpse of Zimbabwe

Protest and Repression in South Africa

Market Failure at the Rio+20 Earth Summit

Bilderburgers Beware!

The World Bank and the Green Economy

The Academic Boycott of Israel

South Africa’s Dangerously Unsafe Financial Intercourse

Why Jim Kim Should Resign From the World Bank

Crony Capitalism 2.0 and the Wretched of South Africa

The Leftist Spy Who Came in From Cold Pretoria

Climate Market Failure

Looting Durban

After Durban

A Dirty Deal is Coming Down

Occupy Durban