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

Niall Ferguson on KCRW

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.

from 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.”

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.”

from 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 .

The G-20 and the Man Who Wasn't There

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 Supreme Court is likely to end Roe v. Wade this summer. How could that affect states’ rights and other rulings on privacy, like gay marriage?

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Three decades after Rodney King was pulled over for a traffic violation and beaten by the LAPD, law enforcement officers are now learning to reduce pretextual stops.

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Zócalo commentator Joe Mathews is a fierce defender of direct democracy. But he says California’s take on citizen power is making things worse.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Pentagon whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg argues the Russian president may not be deploying his nukes but is using them effectively as a threat.

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More celebrities and prominent figures are starting to donate money to the LA mayoral candidate of their choice. And some of them are willing to spend big.

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Jorja Leap joins Robert Scheer to discuss the plight of women who have been incarcerated and their struggles to reenter society.

from Scheer Intelligence

Ketamine clinics are popping up all over Los Angeles offering to treat depression, anxiety, and other ailments. But are their claims legitimate?

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Join us as candidates running for the Los Angeles Mayoral race debate the issue of homelessness, live on KCRW. Come back on May 20th at 6 p.m. to watch the livestream.

Lindsey Horvath, one of three leading candidates seeking to represent the 3rd District of the LA County Board of Supervisors, speaks with KCRW and KPCC/LAist.