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Charles Hugh Smith

A Few Notes on Deflation/Inflation

Posted by on Monday, January 18th, 2021 in Of Two Minds

The consensus is that asset inflation is unstoppable and forever. History begs to differ. Not unsurprisingly, people want a binary...

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Is 2021 an Echo of 1641?

Posted by on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 in Of Two Minds

If you don't discern any of these dynamics in the present, what are you choosing not to see? The reason why history rhymes is that...

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2021: If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck, We Wouldn’t Have No Luck At All

Posted by on Sunday, January 10th, 2021 in Of Two Minds

If we have indeed begun a sustained "reversal of fortune", it might be prudent to consider the possibility we're only in the first...

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The Tyranny Nobody Talks About

Posted by on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 in Of Two Minds

All the tricks to hide our unaffordable cost structure have reached marginal returns. Reality is about to intrude. There is much t...

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The Coming War on Wealth and the Wealthy

Posted by on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 in Of Two Minds

Here's looking at you, Federal Reserve--thanks for perfecting 'legalized looting' and neofeudalism in America. The problem with pu...

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2020 Was a Snack, 2021 Is the Main Course

Posted by on Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 in Of Two Minds

One of the dishes at the banquet of consequences that will surprise a great many revelers is the systemic failure of the Federal R...

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