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Why China Won’t Allow Occupy Central To Succeed

Why China Won’t Allow Occupy Central To Succeed

In 1989 a group of students protested on the streets of Beijing. They fought for increasing economic liberalisation, political rights and the need to combat corruption at the upper echelons of government. This protest was brutally suppressed by the Chinese authorities and Tiananmen Square became infamous across the world as a symbol of Chinese authoritarianism.more

Book of the Month: Sept, 2014 – World Order

Book of the Month: Sept, 2014 – World Order

World Order // Henry Kissinger In the world today there are a handful of global figures whose thoughts on international affairs are critical to our understanding of the subject; whose knowledge can transform the way we see the world. Henry Kissinger is one such person. Through his years as Secretary of State, Secretary of Defencemore

My Country Changed Overnight…

My Country Changed Overnight…

There was one sure thing for the British people on the day of the Scottish Referendum on Independence, 18th Sept, 2014; the nation we know as the United Kingdom would be transformed by this historic vote. Regardless of whether the vote went with the Yes Campaign (supporting Independence) or the Better Together Campaign (supporting amore

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.