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:

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