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 […]

How Common Reporting Standards Affect Digital Nomads and Location Independent Entrepreneurs

Banks around the world are reporting their account holders’ information to their official or default tax residences. May 21, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Digital nomads and location independent entrepreneurs often struggle with tax compliance in their home country. Countless penalties and fees for not filing their taxes correctly (or at all) build […]

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 […]

Is Legalization a Full Victory?

Cannabis legalization comes with terms and conditions, like cryptocurrency legitimization. That might not prove to be the full victory people were looking for. April 22, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP A big topic, especially this year, is cannabis legalization. As a staunch opponent of prohibitionist policy, I welcome that discussion and the lifting […]

Dangerous Protectionist Precedent to be Set with Dairy

Large and established dairy industry players are seeking congressional protection from their non-dairy competitors. April 8, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Plant based dairy alternatives have been around for a good while. Nobody made much of a stink over them. They have been coming out with myriad alternatives ranging from rice, soy, coconut, […]

Response to Andrew Yang’s UBI Platform

Andrew Yang is pushing the idea of Universal Basic Income as his primary platform for his 2020 run for POTUS.  Where does this idea fall short and why? April 1, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I discussed Andrew Yang’s flagship policy: Universal Basic Income (UBI) in some earlier blogs; but I took the […]

Is Malaysia the Rising Star of Technopreneurship?

Malaysia is taking seriously its ambitions to achieve Developed Nation status by offering tech entrepreneurs a great place to start and thrive! March 29, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Are you an entrepreneur in the digital or technology space? Have you considered it, but thought it too difficult to break into? If you […]

Why is Transporting Such a Cluster?

With all the technology available, transporting people or things from one place to another should not be a complicated task, and yet the government always manages to find a way. March 18, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Getting from point A to point B, whether it’s a person or a thing, is such […]

Mandatory Incomes Won’t Solve Economic Problems

Legislating incomes like minimum wages or a universal basic income doesn’t solve the real underlying economic problems. February 18, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Whether people are calling for a higher minimum wage, or a universal basic income, these economic experiments have run their course and are proven failures. Across the US, states’ […]