Niall Ferguson

Professor of History, Harvard University

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Professor of History at Harvard University, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author, most recently, of The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

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Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

A shutdown looms, again

Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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Niall Ferguson has been called an unapologetic defender of western imperialism—a claim they say is reinforced by his latest book, ”Civilization,” subtitled “the West and the Rest.”

Six Killer Apps for Saving Western Civilization?

Niall Ferguson has been called an unapologetic defender of western imperialism—a claim they say is reinforced by his latest book, ”Civilization,” subtitled “the West and the Rest.”

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The so-called G-8 became the G-20 this weekend as thirteen emerging powers sat next to the industrialized nations to talk about  fixing the global economy .

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The so-called G-8 became the G-20 this weekend as thirteen emerging powers sat next to the industrialized nations to talk about fixing the global economy .

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