Tag Archives: BRICS


More of the same?

“In a broader context of capitalist accumulation, the BRICS are acting based on a logic of competition over natural resources and market access that is imperialist in nature and is taking colonialism back to Africa in modern times”

Ana Garcia

Neoliberalism, BRICS


Neoliberal globalization has had a profound effect on the mega-cities of the global South. In the so-called large emerging economies of the South—in particular the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)—globalization’s imperative has been export-led growth, and these countries’ port cities have served as the platforms for this development strategy.

Patrick Bond, Ana Garcia, Mariana Moreira, and Ruixue Bai

Building BRICS from below?

by Ana Garcia. The Sixth Summit of the BRICS Heads of State, in Fortaleza, was accompanied by three others: the Business Meeting of BRICS, the Third Trade Union Summit and NGOs´ and movements´ “Dialogues on Development: the BRICS from the perspective of peoples”. They are composed of actors from very different fields. They also represent […]