Daily Archives: September 29, 2011

Prof. Niall Ferguson on Obama: A colossal failure of American foreign policy.

WANTED: A Grand Strategy for America By Niall Ferguson “The statesman can only wait and listen until he hears the footsteps of God resounding through events; then he must jump up and grasp the hem of His coat, that is … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson: The Ascent of Money

This five hour series is not only very informative, it is also very entertaining. Ferguson really “gets it” and I would argue with very little of what he has to say. This is the history of money and the ascent … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson: Civilization – Is the West History?

This is the complete documentary of the six “killer apps” or ideals that made Western Civilization great by Prof. Niall Ferguson. This six part series that explains the rise of the West, why it rose and why other civilizations did … Continue reading

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Prof. Niall Ferguson: school history lessons ‘lack all cohesion’

Niall Ferguson is one of my very favorite academics. He creates narratives based on verifiable evidence and will not hesitate to rhetorically unravel anyone who skews history or what is obvious due to ideology or partisanship. Niall Ferguson is a site … Continue reading

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