Explaining Brazil Podcast #21: Brazil and the BRICS

This week, the leaders of the five countries meet in the 10th BRICS Summit, in Johannesburg. This summit is taking place at a pivotal time, with Brazil struggling to recover from its worst recession on record, Russia facing accusations of meddling in the American 2016 election, and China waging a trade war with the U.S.We talked to Oliver Stuenkel, a professor at Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil’s leading think tank, and author of The BRICS and the Future of Global Order.