Tag Archives: BRICS

Brazil’s Manufactured Coup: The ‘Shock Doctrine’ Returns To Latin America By
BRASILIA, Brazil — Harsh austerity. A 20-year public spending freeze. A non-elected government. A coup backed by the United States and corporate world. This is the new reality that Brazil has faced following the impeachment...
‘Empire Strikes Back’: Eric Draitser On Western Destabilization Of BRICS By
MINNEAPOLIS — NATO, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank are all touted as global organizations, in which every member is deserving of dignity, progress and support. Yet these organizations and others like them are dominated by economic and political...
BRICS Under Attack: Western Banks, Governments Launch Full-Spectrum Assault On Russia (Part I) By
This article is part of a series on Western meddling to foment unrest and destabilize BRICS nations in an effort to ensure the continuation of Western economic and political control over the Global South. The first two parts, focusing on Brazil and South Africa, can be...
BRICS Under Attack: The Empire’s Destabilizing Hand Reaches Into South Africa By
This article is part of a series on Western meddling to foment unrest and destabilize BRICS nations in an effort to ensure the continuation of Western economic and political control over the Global South. The first part, focusing on Brazil, can be found here. Still to come:...
BRICS Under Attack: The Empire Strikes Back In Brazil By
NEW YORK — (Analysis) The last decade has seen a remarkable coalescing of non-Western nations in both economic and political partnerships. These multilateral institutions have been championed as alternatives to Western organs of political and economic power such as...
Washington’s Financial Currency War On China: Eclipsing of US Dollar by The Yuan By
Global Research Analysis– The Chinese are in the process of displacing the monopoly of the US dollar. They are dropping their US Treasury bonds, stockpiling gold reserves, and opening regional distribution banks for their own national currency. This will give them...
Putin Gains Traction In Bid To Take On World Bank, Encourages Trade In BRICS Currency By
President Vladimir Putin says Russia is interested in using national currencies with other BRICS members after agreeing on such an arrangement with China. He made the announcement after meeting leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa in Ufa in the Urals...
World Bank Accused Of Transferring Safeguards Responsibility To Borrowers By
WASHINGTON — A bitter dispute has broken out in recent weeks following the release of proposed changes to World Bank policies aimed at safeguarding local communities and environments. A draft of the proposed reforms, released at the end of July, follows a half-year...
The Great Convergence: A New Era Of Globalization By
The big story of the last 20 years has been a tale of two worlds coming together.  While the developed world experienced a decade of growth in the 1990s followed by stagnation and then decline in the 2000s, the developing world saw nothing but growth.  The two  phenomena...
Western Minds Have Not Been Decolonized Yet By
Hélène Passtoors is a Belgian national who was teaching in Mozambique in the 70s and early 80s when she was recruited by the South African African National Congress. She transported weapons, established arms caches and participated in special operations. In 1985, she...