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That's what the Scottish historian Niall Ferguson, comfortably ensconced at Harvard, says. He is borrowing the term from a dystopian novel by Veronica Roth which visualizes a future society torn ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 02:29 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) and its allied army of associated deficit hawks want the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the General Accountability Office (GAO), and the Office of ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2014 at 08:51 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
When I noticed that Paul Krugman, aka Krugtron the Invincible, wasn't going to bother with Niall Ferguson's turgid jeremiad at HuffPo, I thought I could step into the breach. Except it turns out, ...
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 07:02 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
The boring reason is that the Economist magazine would (narrowly) plump for Ms Yellen The word "narrowly" appears to have been imposed by a late-intervening editor, because the article’s case ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 05:53 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Niall Fergusen, Hack and Harvard professor, is moving up on the list of most mendacious, annoying conservatives, pulling even with David Brooks. Ferguson was truly born out of his time -- He really ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 05:12 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
After 10 years of being held against their will Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight were rescued by good Samaritan Charles Ramsey. After a colorful post-rescue interview another meme is ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 03:14 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Harvard University history professor Niall Ferguson recently claimed that John Maynard Keynes's economic theories were doomed to fail because Keynes himself was gay and did not have any children . ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 06:39 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Like "whorehouse morals," the term "celebrity historian" is one of those oxymoronic expressions that should be viewed with instant distrust. So it is with Niall Ferguson , the Harvard professor and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 03:57 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
By now, you should probably know that Niall Ferguson is a conservative troll. Last summer, when Tina Brown's Newsweek couldn't find a story about a Muslim woman breastfeeding her child while ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 09:15 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
Niall Ferguson (R-London) has " trashed " Keynes for his homosexuality. His argument is that because queers don't have children, none of us could possibly be concerned about the future. This should ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 11:30 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Paul Krugman is definitely getting to the Hounds of Austerity. Niall Ferguson, someone who apparently wants desperately to be a colonial officer in the British Raj, is deeply upset that the Nobel ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 02:21 PM PST with 38 Recommends
It was interesting to see Niall Ferguson, whose book Colossus I reviewed this June without really knowing much about Ferguson, disgraced in August for fudging facts in a hatchet job on president ...
by AdmiralNaismith
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 12:54 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
"Paul Ryan nailed it again," writes Niall Ferguson for Newsweek today.
by Skeptic All
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 05:54 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
From The GOS Weekly Review ... This is from last week, enjoy :) We all studied History at school. My school was in England, where we learned about Kings and Queens, wars that we had won and ...
by twigg
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 06:02 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Greta van Susteren, Byron York and Joe Newby all promote Niall Ferguson's journalistic fraud.
by Skeptic All
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 10:43 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Niall Ferguson has written an inflammatory and very misleading cover article in Newsweek titled, "Obama's Gotta Go" , that has some liberal economists up in arms. He deliberately misleads his ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 158 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 12:12 PM PDT with 369 Recommends
What I read last month. Of special interest to political junkies is Niall Ferguson's ultimately disappointing but big look at Bush (and American in general) foreign policy in Colossus and my long ...
by AdmiralNaismith
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 12:59 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 07:55 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Finally! World-renknowned economist Jeffrey Sachs who, among other things, administered shock treatment to one of the Eastern European countries after the dissolution of the Soviet bloc, has now ...
by Deena Stryker
Comment Count 136 comments on Sun Oct 30, 2011 at 01:13 PM PDT with 316 Recommends
The GOP storm clouds are Gathering. American Exceptionalism is being raised as the Flag ONLY the GOP-Tea Party CAN carry forward ... just listen to the stump speeches.
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Aug 15, 2011 at 12:20 PM PDT with 10 Recommends