Articles by Charles Hugh Smith

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What Do We Know About Syria?

Next to nothing, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/17/2018

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle

8 defining trends are reversing, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/13/2018

The Worms Have Finally Turned

Against the privileged elites. says Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/9/2018

The Fate of Rome

And America. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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4/2/2018

15 Years of War

To whose benefit? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/29/2018

How Long Can We Get Away With It?

Alas, fakery isn’t actually a solution to fiscal/financial crisis, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/17/2018

Never Mind Volatility

Systemic risk is rising, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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3/5/2018

Russian Meddling?

Charles Hugh Smith is gagging on the irony.

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2/20/2018

Our Winter of Discontent

It’s approaching, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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2/19/2018

3 Crazy Things

We now accept as “normal, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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2/17/2018

The Ghosts of 1968

Are they coming back? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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2/15/2018

Is Congress Finally Pushing Back

Against the security apparatus? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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2/6/2018

Political Correctness

Serves the ruling elite, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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2/3/2018

The Pie Is Shrinking

For the 99%, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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1/31/2018

Can We Finally Have an Honest Discussion

About the Opioid crisis? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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1/27/2018

Central Banks

From coordination to competition. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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1/23/2018

Have We Reached Peak NFL?

Let’s hope. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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12/18/2017

A Radical Critique of Universal Basic Income

Shocking news: the establishment hates and fears regular people. Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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12/7/2017

The Demise of Dissent

Charles Hugh Smith on why the web is becoming homogenized.

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11/20/2017

Follow the Oil, Follow the Money

Charles Hugh Smith on Mideast turmoil.

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11/15/2017

Forget the Bogus GOP Reform

Here’s what real tax reform would look like, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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11/14/2017

Where Are Europe’s Fault Lines?

We’re about to find out, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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11/10/2017

What the Kennedy Assassination Records Reveal

Uncontrollable Incompetence, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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11/2/2017

The Everything Bubble

What could pop it? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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10/30/2017

Fraud, Exploitation, Collusion

Charles Hugh Smith on Big Pharma.

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10/19/2017

The Endgame of Financialization

Stealth nationalization, says Charles Hugh Smith.

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10/16/2017

Are You Better Off Than You Were 17 Years Ago?

Charles Hugh Smith on gov’t lies about your diminishing prosperity.

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10/14/2017

Our Protected, Predatory Oligarchy

Charles Hugh Smith on dirty secrets, dirty lies.

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10/11/2017

No More Consent of the Conned?

Charles Hugh Smith on the unraveling of the centralized, hierarchical US system.

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10/10/2017

Migration of the Tax Donkeys

Charles Hugh Smith on what it means.

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10/7/2017

The Tax Donkeys

What if they rebel? Article by Charles Hugh Smith.

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10/4/2017

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