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:

Falling BRICS Endanger Their Citizens’ Health, Starting With South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

At the World Economic Forum-Africa, Germany Pitched a Dubious New G20 Corporate Strategy

World Economic Forum-Africa: a Turf Battle Between Jacob Zuma and ‘White Monopoly Capital’

South Africa Writhes in New Political-Economic Birth Pains

South Africa Labeled ‘Junk’ by Standard & Poors

The BRICS New Development Bank Meets in Delhi–to Dash Green-Developmental Hopes?

Tripping Up Trumpism Through Global Boycott Divestment Sanctions

Will Washington’s New Pro-Moscow, Anti-Beijing Gang Drive a Wedge Through the BRICS in 2017?

South Africa’s Junk Credit Rating was Avoided, But at the Cost of Junk Analysis

South Africa’s Deprivations and Depravations Revealed in Jacob Zuma’s Meltdown

The Wages of Sub-Imperial Assimilation: BRICS Fantasies and Unintended Revelations

Bill Gates’ Silver-Bullet Misfiring at the Mandela Memorial Lecture

Flight of Corporate Profits Poses Biggest Threat to South Africa’s Economy

Imperialism’s Junior Partners

Protests Rise Against World Economic Forum’s Implausible ‘Africa Keeps Rising’ Meme

Austerity Gathers Pace in Schizophrenic South Africa

World Bank Punches South Africa’s Poor, by Ignoring the Rich

BRICS face brewing external capitalist crisis and Growing Internal Strife

With Capitalism in Crisis, “Look East”…But First Blame the West

Climate Terror From Paris Could Endure for Generations

Climate Change Casino: Carbon Trading Reborn in New-Generation Mega-Polluters

China Sucked Deeper Into World Financial Vortex and Vice Versa, as BRICS Sink Fast

South African Student Protesters Win First Big Victory: Decolonization, Race and Class Politics Fused in Epic Battle

Can World’s Worst Case of Inequality be Fixed by Pikettian Posturing?

UN Millennium Development Goals Replaced by New ‘Distraction Gimmicks’