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Patrick Bond: Mandela Led Fight Against Apartheid, But Not Against Extreme Inequality

JAISAL NOOR, TRNN PRODUCER: Nelson Mandela has passed away. The larger-then-life anti-apartheid figure is leaving behind the legacy of being South Africa's first black president. Here to give us his perspective on his life is Patrick Bond.  Patrick is the director of the center for civil society and a professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Read more…

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Patrick Bond: Big Oil Gets Green Light to Explore Ecuadorian Amazon

On August 15, the Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa, announced that he is abandoning plans for an internationally funded conservation program for the Yasuni National Park. The park, which is located in the Ecuadorian Amazonian rain forest, is recognized as a UNESCO biosphere reserve and is said to contain more species in just one hectare than all Read more…

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Patrick Bond: Can Jim Yong Kim Make a Difference at the World Bank?

Patrick Bond is the Director of the Center for Civil Society and Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Bond is the author and editor of the recently released books, Politics of Climate Justice and Durban’s Climate Gamble.  Mark Weisbrot is the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He is co-author, with Read more…

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Patrick Bond: Global Migrants for Climate Action

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