Category: Economy

The last western Empire?

The last western Empire? by The Saker “Missing the forest for the trees” is an apt metaphor if we take a look at most commentary describing the past twenty years or so. This period has been remarkable in the number...

Nothing Is Guaranteed

Nothing Is Guaranteed by Charles Hugh Smith for Of Two Minds There are no guarantees, no matter how monumental the hubris and confidence. The American lifestyle and economy depend on a vast number of implicit guarantees— systemic forms of entitlement...