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Originally posted by Asktheanimals
I would add one more: Testing ground for privatization of basic resources,
particularly water. Starred and flagged. thanks frat!
Whoops! I forgot to add debtsploitation. Thanks IMF and whirled bank!
Originally posted by nine-eyed-eel
reply to post by fraterormus
I have no actual quantification now but I think pound-for-pound the Chinese have upped-their-Africa items more than the US has done in the same recent time period...Are we allowed to call China "neocolonial" if they were colonized when the most-typically-cited colonialism was fashionable...But anyways, guy I know from Sudan was telling me last week (went home for vacation and he saw) the Chinese had built a new hospital to service his village, Chinese persons everywhere "...and they all spoke relatively good Arabic...They seem to have been working on this for a while," he said to me...