China in Africa: win-win development, or a new colonialism?
It’s entirely possible for it to be both you know.
After all, British in India was, made India very much richer.
Oh yes, it did. GDP per capita didn’t rise much between Clive and Mountbatten, true, but it rose a bit. The number of per capitas tripled and more. That’s Malthusian growth, to be sure, but it is still economic growth.