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Hugh Smith: America Is Now A 3rd World Nation

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, I know it hurts, but the reality is painfully obvious: the USA is now a 3rd World nation. Dividing the E.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 9th, 2018

While The Nation Fragments Socially, The Financial Aristocracy Rules Unimpeded

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, America's aristocracy is not formalized, and that's the secr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge6 hr. 20 min. ago

The Approaching Winter: The Super-Cycle Has Turned

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via The Daily Reckoning, How would you describe the social mood of the nation and world? Would anti-Establishment, anti-status quo, and anti-globalization be a good start? How.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 28th, 2019

A Precarious Revolution Is Brewing

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Once again profound social and economic forces are changing the nation in ways that are difficult to understand in real time. The American Revolution arose not from politics but from r.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 15th, 2019

50 Most Amazing Things About America Today

The United States of America is a nation unlike any other. The U.S. is different from the rest of the world because it does not have a common ethnic or linguistic background, and as such does not........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 5th, 2019

Gentrified Urban America Will Be Hit Hardest By The Recession

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Combine sky-high commercial rents in homogeniz.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 23rd, 2019

2019: Fragmented, Unevenly Distributed, Asymmetric, Opaque

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Add up Fragmented, Unevenly Distributed, Asymmetric and Opaque and you get a world spinning out of centralized control. Here are the key dynamics of 2019: fragmented, unevenly dist.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 8th, 2019

The 19 best places to retire in America where you can buy a house for under $250,000

Steve Smith/Getty US News & World Report released its 2019 ranking of the best places to retire in America, and housing affordability was one of the primary determinants.  We filtered US News' ra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 29th, 2018

America"s "Neo-Feudal" System Is "Both False & Precarious"

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via The Daily Reckoning, The conventional definition of a Bear is someone who expects stocks to decline. For those of us who are bearish on fake fixes, that definition doesn’t apply: we aren’t making guesses ab.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 19th, 2018

Buchanan: America Is "An Unserious Nation" In A "Deadly Serious World"

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, How Democracy.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 11th, 2018

Are We In A Recession Already?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The value of declaring the entire nation in or out of recession is limited. Recession.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2018

America Needs A New National Strategy

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, A productive national Strategy would systemically decentralize power and capital rather than concentrate both in the hands of a self-serving elit.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 30th, 2018

Globalization Has Hollowed Out Rural America

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The value of local control and local capital far exceed the pathetic "savings" reaped from shoddy commoditized goods. What do we make of an economy in which a hand.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 26th, 2018

America"s Social Depression Is Accelerating

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, We need to value honesty above optimism. Once we can speak honestly, there is a foundation for optimism. Beneath the rah-rah statistics of "the greatest economy ever," t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 24th, 2018

The Inconvenient Realities Of America"s Labor "Shortage"

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Few conventional-media commentators are willing or able to discuss these factors in the labor shortage / declining participation trends. Is there a labor shortage in the U.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 1st, 2018

The Four Disastrous Presidential Policies That Are Destroying The Nation

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 24th, 2018

America Becomes World’s Largest Oil Producer

According to the EIA, America almost certainly has become the world's largest oil-producing nation. The report does not show whether the development will help keep global crude prices low......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 13th, 2018

After 10 Years Of "Recovery," What Are Central Banks So Afraid Of?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, If the world's economies still need central bank life support to survive, they aren't healthy--they're barely clinging to life. The "recovery"/Bull Market is in its 10th year, and yet.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 6th, 2018

America"s "Prosperity" Is Now Dependent On Predatory Globalization

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Nowadays, trade and "prosperity" are dependent on currencies that are created out of thin air via borrowing or printing. So here's the st.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 15th, 2018

Technocrats Rule: Democracy Is "OK" As Long As The People Rubberstamp Our Leadership

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Technocrats rule the world, East and West alike. We are in a very peculiar ideological and political place in which Democracy (oh sainted Democracy) is a very go.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2018

The 21st Century Misery Index: Labor"s Share Of The Economy & Real-World Inflation

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Isn't it obv.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 1st, 2018