Archive for 'beyond LatAm'

The Ultimate Expat-vs.-Immigrant Test

Posted on 01. Mar, 2017 by .

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The ultimate test to see whether you are an “expat” or an “immigrant” — and why race has nothing to do with it.

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What Does West Africa Have that South America Doesn’t?

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by .

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A look at the quiet, foreign intervention imposed by neighbors of Gambia to depose a president who refused to go.

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The Expat-Immigrant Debate

Posted on 11. Nov, 2016 by .

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My opinion that the terminology difference between “expat” and “immigrant” is not racist, but economic.

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When to Impose Your Gringo Values on Other Cultures?

Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 by .

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The story of an Expat Chronicles video irreversibly removed from YouTube for a violation in offending gringo values.

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Red Notice: International Business Adventure in Russia

Posted on 09. Aug, 2015 by .

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Book review and summary of Red Notice, in which American businessman Bill Browder takes on the Russian oligarchy in business and legal justice.

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The Mick on Being a Paddy in 1980s London

Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by .

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The Mick talks about being a ‘paddy’ in London at the height of the IRA bombings.

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Contributed Story: Inside Look at Business in China

Posted on 18. Dec, 2012 by .

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A look at business in China: the lack of innovation, the dishonesty, the corruption, the worst of the worst.

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Contributed Story: Mao’s Legacy of Loserdom

Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: A critique of the false legacy of China’s beloved leader, Mao Zedong.

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Contributed Story: Russian Internet Bride Scam

Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Contributed story of how a successful businessman was taken advantage of by a Russian mail order bride.

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Henry Miller’s Expat Exploits in Tropic of Cancer

Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Review of Tropic of Cancer, the signature novel by fellow degenerate expat and ugly American: Henry Miller.

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American Expats’ Tax Liability in the US

Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: American expats are increasingly renouncing their citizenship because the US government requires we pay taxes on income earned abroad.

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The Michelin Man Goes to Jail

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: Funny story and one of the times The Mick went to Irish prison in the 80s.

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