THE WEST & THE REST: Niall Ferguson on «Colbert Report» warns of America’s decline


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THE WEST & THE REST: Niall Ferguson on «Colbert Report» warns of America’s decline
by Darius Kadivar
14-Nov-2011
 

Niall Ferguson explains that the U.S. economy has been the biggest in the world since 1872, but will be overtaken by China in 2016. Ferguson draws parallels between America’s decline and that of the British Empire’s gradual at the turn of the 20th Century (1890–1914) and particularly after WWI (Watch Interview Here)

Another interview with Colbert : Niall Ferguson explains how money isa relationship between a creditor and a debtor ( Watch Here)

Niall Ferguson Predicts 9 / 11 Terror 5 months before the actual tragedy ( Canadian TV) :

Niall Ferguson challenges the theory that the economy drives electoral votes and political power. His latest book is "The Cash Nexus". He predicts 9/ 11 five months before the actual tragedy (Original show was May 2001)

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Niall Ferguson Blasts Barack Obama For Failed Egypt Foreign Policy

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