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INVITATION TO A CRITICAL DISCUSSION AND STRATEGY MEETING



Understanding the Emerging Rising Powers: G20 and BRICS Acting in whose interests?
Organised by Economic Justice Network (EJN), University of KwaZulu-Natal Centre for Civil Society (CCS), groundWork (gW), South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) and South Africa Forum for International Solidarity (SAFIS)
15th November 2012
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI), Tshwane University of Technology Ground Floor, Metro Skinner Campus
159 Skinner Street, Pretoria




BRICS 2013 MEDIA COVERAGE

Online / Newspapers
Civil society spread – 23 March 2013 – The Independent on Saturday – Duncan Guy (interviewed Desmond D’sa)
http://green.24.com/brics-from-below-summit/

http://links.org.au/node/3260

http://www.bdlive.co.za/africa/africanperspectives/2013/03/28/brics-will-seal-mozambiques-fate-as-a-resource-cursed-country

http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/2013/03/04/civil-society-groups-plan-parallel-summits-as-brics-countries-meet-in-durban

http://allafrica.com/stories/201303201121.html

http://allafrica.com/stories/201303220338.html

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/2013/03/26/west-still-well-in-control-of-worlds-commanding-heights

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/2013/03/27/build-brics-bank-with-citizens-in-mind

http://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/news/brics-from-below-fears-exploitation-of-africa-1.1491800

http://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/news/put-people-first-urges-brics-from-below-1.1493217#.UVq_FqJTBic

http://news.yahoo.com/brics-chafe-under-charge-imperialists-africa-113628391.html

http://www.eurasiareview.com/01042013-brics-lessons-from-durban-oped/

http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/86761

http://www.foei.org/en/blog/friends-of-the-earth-south-africa-brics-from-below-summit-watching-and-challenging-power

http://www.polity.org.za/article/sa-statement-by-civil-society-organisations-on-brics-from-below-civil-society-summit-20032013-2013-03-20

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/130326/commentary-op-ed/commentary/wall-brics

http://www.sabc.co.za/news/f1/9f0435804f0aeecbbc33bf1e5d06aea0/Civil-society-groups-unhappy-with-BRICS-20130327

Deutsche Welle
http://www.dw.de/china-y-brasil-acuerdo-de-canje-monetario/a-16699509

NRO’s maak stem dik by BRICS – 28 March 2013 – Beeld – Elise Tempelhoff (Newsclip)

Sustainability not considered – 28 March 2013 – The Herald – Guy Rogers (Newsclip)

Anxiety flares about resource stripping – 27 March 2013 – The Daily News – NoeleneBarbaeu (Newsclip)

Iron mine loses out to people, earth issues – 27 March 2013 – The Daily News – Piece by Banktrack (Newsclip)

Colonialist model, different players – 27 March 2013 – The Daily News – Bobby Peek (Newsclip)

NGO’s, civil society offer an alternative to BRICS summit – 21 March – The Daily News – NoeleneBarbeau (Newsclip)

Radio
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/south-africa-and-the-brics27/4586492

http://www.dw.de/popups/mediaplayer/contentId_16700745_mediaId_16700930

Forum at 8am with XolaniGwala–26 March 2013 – SA FM – Patrick Bond

26 March 2013 – Radio 786 – Bobby Peek

26 March 2013 – SA FM – Au Loong Yu

Brics carving up Africa (sound bite) – 26 March 2013 – UmhloboWenene, Ukhozi FM, Radio 2000, Motsweding FM, SA FM – Bobby Peek (Newsclip)

Brics carving up Africa (sound bite) – 22 March 2013 – Lotus FM – Bobby Peek (Newsclip)

Enviro Show – 28 March 2013 – SA FM – Bobby Peek

27 March 2013 – Radio 786 – Desmond D’sa

30 March 2013 – SABC – Desmond D’sa

TV
SABC – 25 March 2013 – WahuKaara (Kendren) and Lucia Ortiz (FoEI Brazil)

SABC – 26 March 2013 – Bobby Peek and AdhemarMiniero (Brazil)

ETV – 28 March 2013 – Patrick Bond

Southlands Sun –2nd April 2013

Southern Star –2nd April 2013

Rising Sun –2nd April 2013



OUR BRICS CIVIL SOCIETY PARTNERS

Groundwork


Institute of Globalisation Studies


Friends of the Earth


Dialogo los Pueblos


South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA)


China Labour Net


Alternative Information and Development Centre


Rural Womens Assembly


Focus on the Global South


Trust for Community Outreach and Education


Instituto Mais Democracia




OUR BRICS CIVIL SOCIETY PARTNERS

Groundwork


Institute of Globalisation Studies


Friends of the Earth


Dialogo los Pueblos


South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA)


China Labour Net


Alternative Information and Development Centre


Rural Womens Assembly


Focus on the Global South


Trust for Community Outreach and Education


Instituto Mais Democracia

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Publications



Bond, Patrick (2013) BRICS in Africa anti-imperialist, sub-imperialist
or in between? A reader for the Durban Summit. Centre for Civil Society : 1-80.
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Lysa John (2012) Engaging BRICS Challenges and Opportunities
for Civil Society. Oxfam India : 1-36.
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Petras F, James (1975) New Perspectives on Imperialism and Social Classes in the Periphery . Journal of Contemporary Asia : 291-308.
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Petras, James  (2010) Anti-imperialist politics: Class formation and socio-political action. Journal of Contemporary Asia : 1-22.
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 Useful Websites
 Nonviolent Conflict 
 Socialist Alternative (CWI India) 
 Institute of Globalisation Studies 
 South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) 
 Trust for Community Outreach and Education 
 Google translate 
 CWI Russia 
 bricsfrombelow.tumblr.com 
 Instituto Mais Democracia 
 The Hindu 
 BRICS from below on Google 
 www.facebook.com/groups/bricsfrombelow/ 
 mobile.twitter.com/bricsfrombelow 
 National Alliance of People's Movements 
 China Worker 
 Brazil Sun (English) 
 Indymedia Brazil 
 Dialogo los Pueblos 
 Friends of the Earth 
 China Labour Net 
 Indymedia India 
 CWI Brazil 
 Indymedia Russia 
 www.onlinenewspapers.com/brazil.htm 
 www.onlinenewspapers.com/russia.htm 
 www.world-newspapers.com/india.html 
 www.ndtv.com/ 
 news.xinhuanet.com 
 english.pravda.ru 
 www.marxist.com/ru 
 Indymedia Mumbai 
 www.chinamedia.com 
 Alternative Information and Development Centre 
 Global Solidarity Dialogue 
 Campaign Against Torture 
 Human Rights Watch - Africa Division 
 Amnesty International 
 International Solidarity Movement 
 Committees in Solidarity With Latin America and the Caribbean (CISLAC) 
 The New Internationalist 
 Global Exchange 



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