Tag Archives: BRICS

BRICS IN AFRICA

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

TAKE THE PORTS!

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