Charles Hugh Smith

Chart a Course To Self-Reliance

Posted by on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

Self-reliance in the 21st century is uniquely challenging because we've become overly dependent on globalization and financializat...

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Loonshots and Collapse

Posted by on Monday, September 26th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

The momentum of franchise success and centralization of power are fatal. Loonshots are like moonshots, only crazier and trickier t...

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2022-2030: Transformation or Stagnation?

Posted by on Friday, September 23rd, 2022 in Of Two Minds

Some decades are easy and expansive, others are painful but necessary to lay the foundations for future progress. Many people reje...

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Two Easy Predictions: Wealth Tax and Windfall Tax

Posted by on Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 in Of Two Minds

Looks like we need another $500 billion or so. Hum baby! Predictions are hard, especially about the future, but two predictions ar...

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Peering Into the Crystal Ball, We See… Instability Leading to Collapse

Posted by on Sunday, September 18th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

We can only choose one: open, dynamic stability (evolution) or autocracy (instability and collapse). When the fundamentals of life...

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The End of Cheap Food

Posted by on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

Global food production rests on soil and rain. Robots don't change that. Of all the modern-day miracles, the least appreciated is...

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