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How the World Tackles Illness – Disease, Development and ALS

How the World Tackles Illness – Disease, Development and ALS

Across the world there is vast media attention on the viral sensation – The Ice Bucket Challenge. This is an incredible project that has raised millions for charity, an effort that continues to show human compassion for their fellow citizens. For this no-one can criticise, but I wondered, as I was nominated, if I couldmore

Zoroaster, Yazidis and the Modern Middle East

Zoroaster, Yazidis and the Modern Middle East

Before Islam emerged across the Middle East there were ancient religions that dominated Middle Eastern culture. These included Zoroastrianism. This ancient Persian religion follows the teachings on the prophet, Zoroaster, whose notions of duality created a religion that has been deemed heretical over the centuries. In the modern world Zoroastrianism does not have the globalmore

Beyond the Hotel – Trinidad, Paradise and Politics

Beyond the Hotel – Trinidad, Paradise and Politics

White beaches, heat and the rhythm of the carnival. This view of the Caribbean has been perpetuated throughout the world, but behind the ‘paradise’ facade this is a region¬†with a distinct political identity, one that differ’s from our perceptions. In the Caribbean, socialism, popular politics and corruption combine in a toxic mix that seriously damagesmore

About Peter Banham

Peter earned his BA in History and International Relations from the University of Lancaster, where he specialised in Peace & Conflict Studies and Middle Eastern politics. Through A Little View of the World he writes on global affairs, international relations, development and world conflicts.