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"Barry Gills: Global reforms needed" - [Post Globalization Initiative 23/01/14]

During his visit in Russia, expert of Post Globalization Initiative Barry Gills had a possibility to talk to journalists rights after one of his lectures in Ufa. Here we present this talk. [more]

 

"Infrastructure 'fast-track' may trip up government and corporations" - [Daily Maverick 21/01/14]

in spite of a recent trade surplus, the balance of payments is going into extreme deficit largely because MEC multinational mining houses – especially BHP Billiton, Anglo, DeBeers, Lonmin and Glencore – vacuum out profits to their London and Melbourne financial headquarters. This leaves SA basking not in BRICS prosperity but instead leading the slide of the ‘Fragile Five’: big emerging markets suffering vast capital outflows. [more]

 

"Conference: The Social Dimension of State Capitalism in the BRICs" - [SASE - 15/01/14]

Mini Conference 10-12 July 2014, Chicago. The Social Dimension of State Capitalism in the BRICs: Contentiousness and New Arenas of Concertation. Deadline to submit paper abstracts: 20th January 2014. For more info email G. Ondetti: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [more]

 

"Two days after final at Maracana, BRICS leaders will meet in Fortaleza - [Post-Western World 11/01/14]

The yearly BRICS Leaders' Summit is not only an important moment for senior government officials to meet up - it has also turned into a point of reference for civil society in the Global South to interact and coordinate joint action... [more]

 

"The Mint Countries: Next economic giants?" - [BBC 06/01/14]

In 2001 the world began talking about the Bric countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - as potential powerhouses of the world economy. The term was coined by economist Jim O'Neill, who has now identified the "Mint" countries - Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey - as emerging economic giants. Here he explains why. [more]

 
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