Professor of History, Harvard University
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
Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.
Jan. 19, 2018from Left, Right & Center
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.”
Dec. 26, 2011from To the Point
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 .
Nov. 17, 2008from To the Point
What’s President Trump’s track record on libel lawsuits anyway?
Nov. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Was Gordon Sondland lying in his testimony, or was he just not prepared?
Nov. 6from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The Trump administration wants to end Temporary Protected Status, which allows immigrants currently living in the U.S.
Nov. 5from Greater LA
The Trump administration wants to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S. to live and work here.
Nov. 12from Greater LA
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.
Nov. 1from KCRW Features
Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.
Dec. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Facial recognition software is touted as making us safer. Is it worth the risk of misidentification -- and the violation of privacy?
Nov. 7from To the Point
The parts for ghost guns are sold without background checks, which means felons and kids can buy them.
Nov. 26from KCRW Features
The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry today.
Dec. 4from News Special Programming