How Soccer Harms Functional Fitness

Posted on 14. Oct, 2015 by .

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How playing soccer undermines an athlete’s functional athleticism in other sports and performing real-world tasks.

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Open Letter to the Guy I Slapped Yesterday

Posted on 05. Oct, 2015 by .

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An open letter to the guy I slapped yesterday explaining why I slapped him.

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What is Venezuela’s Exit Strategy?

Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by .

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A look at history which implies a right-wing autocrat is more likely to restore Venezuela to a market economy than a democratically elected leader.

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A Different Breed of Classism

Posted on 10. Sep, 2015 by .

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A unique manifestation of classism, the Spanish legacy we gringos raised on Hollywood morals run into early and often in Latin America.

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Peru Reports: English-Language News from Peru

Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 by .

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An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.

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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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Accidental Corruption

Posted on 07. Jul, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: Macro vs. micro-corruption as well as intentional corruption vs. accidental corruption make four quadrants of potential corruption in Latin America.

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A Gringo’s Intro to Reggaeton Playlist

Posted on 20. Jun, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: A reggaeton playlist to introduce gringos to the genre. Songs by Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, J Alvarez, Farruko, Wisin y Yandel, Cosculluela, Calle 13, and more.

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