Patrick Bond on the Lessons being Shared at the BRICS Conference
“Some very dubious public policy lessons are being passed along within the Brazil-Russia-India-China-SA nexus,” Patrick Bond writes in a column for Daily Maverick, ahead of the BRICS ministerial conference in Durban, which started last week.
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Some very dubious public policy lessons are being passed along within the Brazil-Russia-India-China-SA nexus. Durban’s Luthuli International Convention Centre will ring with even more bad advice this week, during the BRICS ministerial conference entitled “Towards Sustainable Urbanisation.”
Tragically, on everyone’s mind is the terrible explosion in one of China’s largest cities last Friday morning. What spin-doctoring should BRICS delegates believe regarding Sinopec Corporation’s oil pipeline leak and deadly blast in Durban’s sister city of Qingdao?