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BRICS From Above, Seen Critically From Below

The Durban rapper Ewok captured the spirit of progressive social forces in South Africa with his condemnation of elite politics at a March 2013 protest outside the Durban International Convention Centre:

“You dropping BRICS from above? We’re throwing bricks from below!”

  • Patrick Bond
  • CounterPunch

For the second time, the leaders of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-SA (BRICS) summit in South Africa, this time at Johannesburg’s Sandton Convention Centre from July 25-27.

Counter Punch logo 2b LThe bloc has great potential to change the world in positive ways.

But under increasingly…

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