Niall Ferguson on Doom, Disaster and Democracy
Clip: 05/11/2021 | 17m 56s | Video has closed captioning.
Renowned historian Niall Ferguson has bad news: We’re getting worse, not better, at handling disasters like the pandemic. This is the argument he lays out in his new book “Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe”, which sets 2020 into wider context and asks why many countries’ initial responses to coronavirus were so slow. He speaks with Walter Isaacson about what the next big disaster might be.
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