Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Niall Ferguson (Historian, Author, Hoover Institute Senior Fellow) about the decline of academia, the distorting of American history in the 1619 Project and if the next generation will be woke. Niall discusses the decline of higher education especially in the Ivy League and at some of the best universities in the world like Oxford University. He faults an increasingly illiberal political correctness for squeezing out all diverse thought and heterodox views. He also discusses the failures of conservative professors which led to the current dominance by progressive and liberal academics. Niall also gives his opinion of the current vandalism and toppling of historic statues.
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