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For Niall Ferguson's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The U.S. isn’t following the example of countries that have shown what a “smart reopening” entails.
Social unrest helped doom Lyndon Johnson's presidency. It may end up saving Trump's.
History professor Niall Ferguson goes after liberal economist Paul Krugman, calling him the intellectual equivalent of a robber baron for the way he "abuses his power" in the blogosphere.
European politics has become a giant Jenga game. Since June 2010 governments have fallen in the Netherlands, Slovakia, Belgium, Ireland, Finland, Portugal, Slovenia, Greece and Italy. The question is not who'll be next. That's easy. (Spain's Socialist government was pulverized in Sunday's elections.) The ...