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Beyond the National Wealth

Mark Kass, PhD | Posted 09.24.2013 | Home
Mark Kass, PhD

Mr. Ferguson's thesis is couched in terms of the "stationary state" described by Adam Smith in The Wealth of Nations, first published in 1776.

What Is An Acceptable Defense Against A Charge Of Bigotry?

Michael Hobbes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Hobbes

Niall Ferguson didn't hide behind "I'm sorry for any offense I might have caused." He admitted that what he said about John Maynard Keynes was a stupid comment and took responsibility, so we're moving on, right? Not so fast, replied the Internet.

Niall Ferguson's Big Step Back Over 'Homophobic' Comments

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Editor's note: The following editorial was written by Harvard professor and economist Niall Ferguson and was originally published in the Harvard Crims...

Think Again: Niall Ferguson's Gay Theory for the World's Economic Problems Is Nothing If Not Novel

Eric Alterman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

Perhaps the best reason to doubt the sincerity of Ferguson's retraction, however, is his complete lack of any compelling explanation of why he would wish to say such a thing in the first place.

Mark Gongloff

Niall Ferguson Digs Himself Deeper | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

You would think that a Harvard historian would know about the First Law of Holes: When in a hole, stop digging. But Harvard historian Niall Ferguso...

Gay People To Blame For 'Collapse Of The Western Economy,' Pundit Claims

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Bryan Fischer has previously stated that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people should face job discrimination and implied that members ...

Niall Ferguson Makes Absurd Claim About Famous Economist, Then Apologizes

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

Harvard historian Niall Ferguson has apologized for remarks claiming John Maynard Keynes' theory of economics was doomed to failure because Keynes hi...