Category Archives: Guest Posts

Criminalizing Bad Investment Advice

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published a story, Protecting Your Bucket, about financial radio talk show host Raymond Lucia being persecuted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for giving bad investment advice. WSJ community contributor Mike Hogan comments … Continue reading

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Resetting Government in the USA

Although I reckon that no country with greater than 10 million people can be governed well and that voting with your feet is a better than voting in a ballot booth, in this guest post Wall Street Journal Community contributor … Continue reading

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Climbing the Economic Ladder in Chile

Many advocates of further socialization of the Chilean education system claim that Chile is a country where the poor remain poor while the rich get richer. However, growing economies almost always benefits the poor more than the rich, and economist … Continue reading

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Healthy Meal Plans: The Paleo Diet

James Kim writes guest blog posts for Food on the Table about health and wellness, elaborating here on my discussion of the diet of tennis star Novak Djokovic. – Mark No one knows the perfect formula for fad diets. I’m … Continue reading

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Why Students and Teachers are Striking in Chile

I wrote a few months ago about the success of voucher education in Chile, and thousands of students responded by staging a strike at the Presidential palace of La Moneda. I asked Chilean blogger Tomas Bradanovic to explain the strike. … Continue reading

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Lawyers Reviewing Documents for Temp Agencies

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article about young lawyers settling for temp jobs as document reviewers, and many of the commentators replied that the students should have chosen engineering over law. I wrote earlier, Is Engineering a Better … Continue reading

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Chilean Miner Rescue and the Demise of USA Capitalism

A newspaper article a few days ago reported that President Obama is considering small cuts to the federal budget, to which I commented that small cuts will not suffice, the government has grown enormous, the situation is bleak and unlikely … Continue reading

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Foreign Investor Explains Capital Strike Against Chile

Chile has enacted restrictive labor laws that hinder businesses. In this guest post, Dane, a resident of Chile from another country, explains his capital strike against Chile. – Mark I managed two companies here and decided to simply retire. If I … Continue reading

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