Articles by Charles Hugh Smith

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What the Mainstream Doesn’t Get

Charles Hugh Smith on Bitcoin.

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8/12/2017

There Is Only One Empire

Finance, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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7/26/2017

In the Footsteps of Rome

Is renewal possible? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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7/25/2017

When We Can No Longer Tell the Truth

Charles Hugh Smith on Orwellica.

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7/24/2017

Crash Scenario

Charles Hugh Smith on the stock market.

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6/27/2017

Imperial Decline

Charles Hugh Smith on the dead giveaways.

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6/15/2017

When the Alleged Fix Increases Systemic Fragility

Things fall apart. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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6/2/2017

The Crazy Global Debt Bubble

Will it ever pop? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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5/30/2017

How Higher Ed Became Such a Rip-Off

Enriching leftist insiders at the expense of student debt-serfs. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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5/11/2017

Pop!

The housing bubble is now bigger than 2006-07. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/26/2017

What’s Your Plan B?

If Plan A—living as you do now—stops working? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/19/2017

Who’s Playing the Long Game?

And what’s the plan? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/12/2017

Imperial Signalling

Was the Syria aggression really about China? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/11/2017

Is Your Democracy Actually a Totalitarian State?

Take this quick quiz, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/7/2017

Overlapping Crises Are Coming

Regardless of who’s in power. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/29/2017

Forget ObamaCare, RyanCare, and Any Future ReformoCare

The healthcare system is completely broken, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/28/2017

The Deep State’s Authority

It’s crumbling. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/27/2017

Fragmentation

It’s the solution, not the problem, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/16/2017

The Conflict Within the Deep State

It just broke out into the open. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/11/2017

Are Central Banks Losing Control?

Charles Hugh Smith on what that means.

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3/10/2017

Virtue-Signaling

The decline of the empire. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/1/2017

The Problem with Gold-Backed Currencies

They must be redeemable in gold, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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2/24/2017

Assets Most Likely to Survive a ‘System Re-Set’

And which are likely to go poof, Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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2/7/2017

Trump as Lightning Rod

For leftists and panicked insiders. article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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1/21/2017

A Rogue Faction in the Deep State

Does it have Trump’s back? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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1/19/2017

Dear Progressives:

As apologists for the neocon empire, you are as evil as the empire itself, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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1/11/2017

Cut the Neocon Deep State Off at the Knees

That’s Trump’s aim, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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1/7/2017

The Status Quo Is Devolving

Charles Hugh Smith on why he’s hopeful.

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12/27/2016

Are You a Deplorable?

Take the Charles Hugh Smith quiz.

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12/21/2016

Is the Deep State at War?

With itself. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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12/15/2016

The Age of Disintegration

Charles Hugh Smith on elites at war.

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11/22/2016

PC Has Marginalized the Working Class

Charles Hugh Smith on the great con.

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11/21/2016

To Stop Being Played as a Chump, Turn Off the CNN/MSM

And disengage from social media, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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11/16/2016

Dear President-Elect Trump

Charles Hugh Smith has 7 suggestions.

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11/12/2016

The Source of Our Rage

Charles Hugh Smith on the ruling elite.

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11/10/2016

Hillary Is the Perfection

Of a perfectly corrupt system. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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11/4/2016

Politics As Usual Is Dead

Charles Hugh Smith on some very good news.

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11/3/2016

Only the Deep State Is So Precise

Charles Hugh Smith on the bombs exploding under Hillary’s campaign.

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11/1/2016

The American Ruling Elite

It’s lost the consent of the governed, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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10/21/2016

Please Assume Crash Positions

Charles Hugh Smith on what’s ahead.

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10/14/2016

The Island Where People Forget To Die

Charles Hugh Smith on what promotes super-longevity.

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10/11/2016

The Invisible Americans

Charles Hugh Smith on the key to the election.

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9/29/2016

Trump, Trade, and Taxes

Charles Hugh Smith on where he’s right, and where he’s wrong.

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9/28/2016

The Deep State Is Dumping Hillary

For a policy of relative peace, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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9/27/2016

The 3 Stages of Empire

We’re in the final and most decayed, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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9/22/2016

The Mainstream Media Bet the Farm on Hillary

And lost, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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9/16/2016

Are We the Kulaks of the Future?

Charles Hugh Smith on identity politics and totalitarianism.

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9/8/2016

The Secret of the Byzantine Empire

Stable currency and social mobility, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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9/2/2016

Dear Millennials:

If you want to escape minimum-wage debt-serfdom… Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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9/1/2016

The More the Establishment Freaks Out Over Trump

The more attractive he becomes, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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8/12/2016