Author: Charles Hugh Smith

Dancing Through the Geopolitical Minefield

Dancing Through the Geopolitical Minefield by Charles Hugh Smith for Of Two Minds The elites dancing through the minefield all have plans, but how many are prepared for the punch in the mouth? Open any newspaper from the past 100...

The New Normal: Extremes of Neofeudalism, Incompetence, Authoritarianism and Relocalization

The New Normal: Extremes of Neofeudalism, Incompetence, Authoritarianism and Relocalization for Charles Hugh Smith for Of Two Minds The pendulum swung to an extreme of globalization, financialization, centralization and monopoly, all of which created extreme systemic fragility. Here’s what to...

The Depression Dominoes Are Toppling

The Depression Dominoes Are Toppling by Charles Hugh Smith for Of Two Minds Once you allow your economy to become dependent on extremes of debt, leverage, inequality, legalized looting, monopoly, pay-to-play politics and speculative asset bubbles, a depression is inevitable....

Is Data Our New False Religion?

Is Data Our New False Religion? by Charles Hugh Smith for Of Two Minds In the false religion of data, heresy is asking for data that is not being collected because it might reveal unpalatably unprofitable realities. Here’s how every...

Is Data Our New False Religion?

Is Data Our New False Religion? by Charles Hugh Smith for Of Two Minds In the false religion of data, heresy is asking for data that is not being collected because it might reveal unpalatably unprofitable realities. Here’s how every...

Dear Junkies Addicted to Fed Smack: The Monkey on Your Back Is Now a Gorilla

Dear Junkies Addicted to Fed Smack: The Monkey on Your Back Is Now a Gorilla by Charles Hugh Smith for Of Two Minds You thought that monkey on your back was light as a feather, but now it transmogrified overnight...