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 […]

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 […]

Capital Controls and Market Manipulations Aren’t Helping Anyone

A pattern of capital controls and market manipulations prove to be disastrous economic policy, especially for those they were intended to help! March 11, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP If private property is the linchpin of capitalism, then capital controls is the linchpin of socialism.  No one will call Venezuela failed capitalism, least […]

Petty Local Regulations and Taxes are Out of Hand

Petty local regulations and taxes make daily life harder, but they offer absolutely NO benefits in return to those affected by them. March 4, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I recently shared a few things on social media about the petty things happening on the local level, but I think it really deserves […]

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’ […]

Did Elizabeth Warren Just Propose Nationalization of Private Enterprise?

Nationalization of private enterprise is on Elizabeth Warren’s agenda. While her bill might not pass as is, a federal corporate charter could put private corporations under federal control. January 21,2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP US Senator, Elizabeth Warren, proposed last summer a massive seizure of assets, and the media was relatively silent on […]