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 .

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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Susie Linfield traces the history behind what she views as a leftist abandonment of Zionism by Jewish intellectuals such as Noam Chomsky and Hannah Arendt.

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A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.

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Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…

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Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.

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For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.

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When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

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