This year marks a decade since the BRICS — once heralded as the biggest challenge to US global hegemony — first came together in the ashes of the economic crisis. But today, expectations have been tempered. Is the group still relevant?
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Stefan Labbé is an independent journalist and storyteller. His writing, photography and documentary work have been featured in such outlets as the Guardian, the Globe and Mail and PBS NewsHour, among others.
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