Niall Ferguson #Forum2000online

June 11, 2020

There might be permanent consequences of social distancing in some societies. The virus is widening the pre-existing divisions of class and race in the US. My worry is that China may take greater risks in its domestic and foreign policy. There is never going to be a better time to confront the US politically than the year 2020. Cold War II has already begun, says Niall Ferguson, historian and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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Forum 2000 Foundation is online in times of pandemic. What will be the impact of COVID-19 on our society,democracy and economy? How are the governments handling the situation in different countries across the globe? Join our #Forum2000online Chat and listen to the interviews with experts, activists, academics and thinkers who are answering what we all want to know.

This video was recorded on June 3, 2020.