Author: Charles Hugh Smith

Fraud, Exploitation and Collusion: America’s Pharmaceutical Industry

Fraud, Exploitation and Collusion: America’s Pharmaceutical Industry by Charles Hugh Smith – Of Two Minds The rot within manifested by the pharmaceutical industry almost defies description. The theme this week is The Rot Within. America’s Pharmaceutical industry takes pride of...

About Those “Hedonic Adjustments” to Inflation: Ignoring the Systemic Decline in Quality, Utility, Durability and Service

About Those “Hedonic Adjustments” to Inflation: Ignoring the Systemic Decline in Quality, Utility, Durability and Service by Charles Hugh Smith – Of Two Minds The quality, durability, utility and enjoyment-of-use of our products and services has been plummeting for years....

What If the Tax Donkeys Rebel?

What If the Tax Donkeys Rebel? by Charles Hugh Smith – Of Two Minds I would hazard a guess that an increasing number of tax donkeys are considering dropping out as a means of increasing their happiness and satisfaction with...

What Is Real Wealth?

What Is Real Wealth? by Charles Hugh Smith – Of Two Minds As for acquiring capital–the most important types of capital don’t require much money. What is real wealth? Money, right? Currency, gold, quatloos, you name it.Money is real wealth...

Dear Jamie Dimon: Predict the Crash that Takes Down Your Produces-Nothing, Parasitic Bank and We’ll Listen to your Bitcoin “Prediction”

Dear Jamie Dimon: Predict the Crash that Takes Down Your Produces-Nothing, Parasitic Bank and We’ll Listen to your Bitcoin “Prediction” by Charles Hugh Smith – Of Two Minds This is the begging-for-the-overthrow-of-a-corrupt-status-quo economy we have thanks to the Federal Reserve...