Niall Ferguson (above), a Scottish-born right-wing history professor at Harvard University, touched off a firestorm of criticism the other day when he said John Maynard Keynes’ economic philosophy was flawed and he didn’t care about future generations because he was gay and didn’t have children. (See HERE).


Keynes, a Briton who died in 1946 at the age of 62, was perhaps the most influential economist of the 20th century. His theories on macroeconomics have greatly influenced many national governments.


In the face of widespread withering criticism (see HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE), Ferguson has APOLOGIZED:...

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Niall Ferguson (above), a Scottish-born right-wing history professor at Harvard University, touched off a firestorm of criticism the other day when he said John Maynard Keynes’ economic philosophy was flawed and he didn’t care about future generations because he was gay and didn’t have children. (See HERE).

Keynes, a Briton who died in 1946 at the age of 62, was perhaps the most influential economist of the 20th century. His theories on macroeconomics have greatly influenced many national governments.

In the face of widespread withering criticism (see HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE), Ferguson has APOLOGIZED:...

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