Chinese Infrastructural Trade with Africa Undermines World Bank

Some Chinese capitalists are doing now what western capitalists haven’t done in over 80 years: making their profits from infrastructural investments. In the case of the Congo, the Chinese are offering Africa 3,500 km worth of roads and railways, along with the building of hospitals, in exchange for African copper and cobalt.

No wonder the rotting US empire wants to go to war!

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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