Where Is the Price Transparency in Healthcare?

Healthcare costs are high, but we don’t know that until we see the bill. Accountability and transparency would go further than socialization in fixing the cost problem in healthcare. August 19, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Mangeing Director GWP Part of what makes the free market the best solution to meeting the needs of others is […]

Unintended Consequences of Trade War with China

The trade war is escalating to what might become a currency war. Other unintended consequences have followed, making global markets nervous. August 12, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP In this battle of will between the US and China, inevitably, the victims will be the private consumers. At the G20 Summit in Japan, it […]

Healthcare & Housing Affordability are Election Hot-Button Issues

With elections coming in the US, affordability of healthcare and housing are the hot-button topics dominating policy discussions. July 29, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP With the elections coming up, there is a lot of talk about what people can “afford” and how that connects with “living wages”. It’s obnoxious because the political […]

Tax Distraction

When people are distracted by who is paying taxes and who isn’t, they miss the part where a crazy tax regime and new recruits aren’t necessary. July 1, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I see these articles flying around incredibly angry about how the “uber rich” aren’t paying taxes from the left… I […]

The Fight Against a Subtle Tyranny

Are hand-outs and welfare rooted in what has been called “the tyranny of low expectations”? Could economic freedom be the antidote to that poison? June 24, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director, GWP I heard a very thought-provoking quote from Naval Ravikant. He was addressing the coming of further automation and artificial intelligence (AI). When […]

Market Responses to Currency Failures

There are disturbances in the fiat currency force, which have people pursuing alternative currencies and means of settling payments. June 17, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The government operates on a similar model as that in the Wizard of Oz. It requires that everyone subscribe to the singular way of one central power. […]

In Defense of the Gig Economy

The gig economy is the entrepreneurial direction the labor market is taking. It’s essential for workers to be free to adapt to these market changes. June 3, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I don’t know what I’m more upset about: the ridiculous escalation of the trade war or this new war on the […]

Italy’s Economy is Latest in EU Debt Crisis

Italy is stuck in recession mode through a combination of EU policies and its own internal follies. What are the implications of this to the EU and the world? May 20, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Some red flags are going up in the EU, and those flags are coming from Italy. Economic […]

Major Cities Crack Down on Airbnb

Cities cracking down on Airbnb and other home-sharing models are really just obstructing opportunities for people to serve the market demand and make some money. May 13, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP A little over four years ago, Ross Ulbricht was convicted of money laundering, computer hacking, conspiracy to traffic fraudulent identity documents, […]

Occupational Licensing Revisited in Some States

Not all states are embracing reforms to their existing occupational licensing laws. Those that are, are helping their respective economies. March 6, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP By and large, our lives don’t involve the government that much. Most of our plans and activities have nothing to do with it. Day-to-day interactions are […]