During the 1980 Presidential election in the United States, former California Governor and Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan ran a campaign advertisement in which a narrator asked the audience whether various global events which allegedly humiliated the United States would have happened if Reagan rather than his opponent Jimmy Carter were […]
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On the first History Boys episode of 2019, George Galloway and Adam Garrie delve into the profoundly history making origins and consequences of Deng Xiaoping’s 1978 Reform and Opening Up and how it changed China and indeed continues to change the world for the better.
China has celebrated National Day, marking the 69th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949. The PRC was forged at a time of political turbulence, social upheaval and human tragedy. The suffering of the Chinese people under Japanese occupation beginning in 1937 led to […]
As China celebrates what would have been Deng Xiaoping’s 124th birthday and the 40th anniversary of his historic reforms, the following piece looks back on Deng’s most profound achievements and the incredible impact of his legacy. Three Worlds to One Belt–One Road In 1974, China’s future leader Deng Xiaoping addressed […]
The strongest argument for the adoption of any governmental system is success and the potential for greater success in the future. This is what the history changing Chinese reformer Deng Xiaoping meant when he stated, “It doesn’t matter whether a cat is black or white, as long as it catches […]