FREEDOM AND PROSPERITY IN BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, the economic bloc known as BRICS, convene this week in South Africa. James Storen, Program Assistant at the Atlantic Council's Freedom and Prosperity Center, breaks down the performance of these countries in the 2023 Freedom and Prosperity Indexes. Freedom has declined in all BRICS countries, which has slowed down their progress in achieving prosperity.
Explore the full 2023 Freedom and Prosperity indexes here: https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/fpindexes
ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 08/22/2023