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 Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond

    ​Trump can be tripped by sanctions
    ​Trump can be tripped by sanctions
    COMMENTThe forces arrayed against Donald Trump’s presidency and neo-fascist movement range from the CIA to oppressed minorities, and will...
    The odds are stacked against the Brics
    The odds are stacked against the Brics
    The weeks following an underwhelming Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) mid-September summit in Goa and the United States presidential election in November have unveiled ever-widening contradictions across the bloc....
    ​Delinking offers SA some respite
    ​Delinking offers SA some respite
    COMMENTDuring this interminable period of local and global stagnation, thanks to Donald Trump, with no prospects of an upturn in the short to...
    Trump’s isolationism: Threats and opportunities for Africa
    Trump’s isolationism: Threats and opportunities for Africa
    What does a Trump victory mean for Africa?
    ​Gordhan’s politics of divide-and-rule
    ​Gordhan’s politics of divide-and-rule
    COMMENTThough many will blame youthful exuberance for alienating potential allies, university students rampaged in central Cape Town after...