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Against all odds, BRICS nations get their act together

Posted by seumasach on August 5, 2017

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

4th August, 2017

Despite the China-India border standoff, US economic warfare against Russia, and other woes, the five countries’ trade ministers concentrated on creating conditions for better cooperation.

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Tsipras needs a recovery plan

Posted by seumasach on February 3, 2015

China Daily

3rd February, 2015

The actions of Alexis Tsipras, who heads the new Greek government, have been swifter than most expected, as he bids to deliver on the promises he made to voters in the run-up to the election on Jan 25.

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BRICS 2009-2014: Five years of lost opportunities for Europe …

Posted by seumasach on August 7, 2014

LEAP 2020

27th July, 2014

When the BRIC launched their own club in 2009[1], their goal was pretty simple: to provide a group strong enough to initiate and drive the reform of the global governance institutions. This dynamic alliance intended to pursue their adjustment to the new realities of a multi-polar world in which they were the main actors : to reconcile voting weight and financial participation in the IMF[2] and the World Bank, to integrate the  constraints of the new powers in this WTO[3]“philosophy” and to involve the dollar in a basket of currencies of significant world economies in order to create a new international trading currency, a stronger and more representative[4] one…

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