Persuasion Book Club – Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe with Niall Ferguson

Persuasion is an online community dedicated to free speech and an open mind about ideas. In this conversation, they talk to Niall Ferguson about his book, “Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe.” It is dedicated to discussing the myriad of voices dedicated to scaring the public about one issue or another in order to gain power.

Described as “the most brilliant British historian of his generation” by The Times, Niall Ferguson argues that governments must learn to become less bureaucratic if we are to avoid the impending doom of disasters in his book, Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe.

Chris Spangle is the publisher and editor of We Are Libertarians, a news site and podcast that covers national and Indiana politics from the libertarian perspective. Spangle previously worked in marketing for the Englehart Group on behalf of the Advocates for Self-Government. He also served as the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana and producer of the Abdul in the Morning Show. He now works as the web director of a nationally syndicated morning show.

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