Patrick Bond

From 2020-21, Bond was professor at the University of the Western Cape School of Government and from 2015-19, distinguished professor of political economy at the University of the Witwatersrand Wits School of Governance. His most recent books include BRICS: An Anticapitalist Critique, South Africa: The Present as History (with John Saul), Politics of Climate Justice: Paralysis Above, Movement Below, and The Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa.

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COP26: The Paralysis from Above

Podcasts Jan 13, 2022

In a replay of INET Live’s webinar, following the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow last December, Richard Kozul-Wright of UNCTAD, Patrick Bond of the University of Johannesburg, and author Maude Barlow discuss the disproportionate impact climate change has on the developing world and the ways to best address it.

The Paralysis From Above: COP26 and Beyond for the Developing World

Event Webinar | Dec 1, 2021

For several weeks, representatives of governments across the globe gathered in Glasgow to discuss plans for climate mitigation and adaptation. But the meetings were dominated by representatives of the world’s most advanced economies, often to the detriment of the places where the majority of the world’s population lives: the developing world.

Naïve Market Solutions for Climate Change Will Intensify the Looting of Africa

Podcasts Nov 4, 2021

Patrick Bond, sociology professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, discusses the urgent need for climate reparations for Africa, in light of the COP26 climate summit, and why market solutions will not work to address the problems Africa is currently facing. Part 1 of 2.