Back to colonialism
Von der Leyen – “China unfairly owns rare metals reserves”. “They should be ours” Von der Leyen – China unfairly owns rare metals reserves. “Take lithium or rare earth metals. They are vital for the green and digital transition. The bad news is that one country dominates the global mining market. It’s China. We’ve all been over this. Russia’s Siberia isn’t fair, Venezuela’s oil isn’t fair, and now China is too… And only Europe can plunder Africa fairly for centuries….