Brent Johnson: The Demise Of The Dollar Will Take Longer & More Surprising Turns Than Many Expect

Adam Taggart | Thoughtful Money, Released on 6/6/24

According to Truflation, the US dollar has lost nearly 25% of its purchasing power since January of 2020. Many everyday Americans struggling to pay their monthly bills may argue that’s an understatement. What the US dollar does, vs real things as well as vs other national currencies, has very real implications — economically, financially & geopolitically — for everyone watching this video, regardless of where you live. For a better sense of what it’s likely to do from here, we’re fortunate to speak today with Brent Johnson, CEO & Portfolio Manager at Santiago Capital, and developer of the Dollar Milkshake Theory.

Brent Johnson is the CEO of Santiago Capital

Adam Taggart is the Founder of Thoughtful Money. He is also Co-Founder and former President of Peak Prosperity. Adam is an experienced Silicon Valley internet executive and Stanford MBA. Prior to partnering with Chris Martenson (Adam was General Manager of our earlier site,, he was a Vice President at Yahoo!, a company he served for nine years. Before that, he did the ‘startup thing’ (, sold to CNET in 2001). As a fresh-faced graduate from Brown University in the early 1990s, Adam got a first-hand look at all that was broken with Wall Street as an investment banking analyst for Merrill Lynch. Most importantly, he’s a devoted husband and dad.
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