CEE Review: Dubstep violinist who made $6 million on Youtube | Enviropreneur of the year | Iowa sued over job licensing law, and more

News and Opinion

lindseystompThis dubstep violinist made $6 Million on Youtube without a record label. Aux.tv.

2015 Enviropreneur of the Year. Property and Environment Research Center.

Innovation: Soccket is a soccer ball that, when kicked around, stores energy that can power small appliances in underdeveloped villages.

Unbreakable glass that’s as strong as steel created by scientists in Japan. International Business Times.

What is the relationship between public policy and entrepreneurship? Professor Robert Salvino’s 15-minute video lecture at our site.

abq1Albuquerque is quickly becoming the most entrepreneurial city in America. Learn about their Entrepreneurial Mindset Program.

How Congress lost control of the regulators. The Hill.

Wrongdoing: Evil, or Incompetence, or Both? Business Ethics Highlights.

Iowa rightly, finally sued over job licensing law. The Des Moines Register.

Gabriel Kolko’s “Political Capitalism”: Bad Theory, Bad History. Library of Economics and Liberty.

Announcements

Vital,Anna-why-become-eA new book on disaster recovery titled Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship has been published. The authors of the book use examples of recovery efforts following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Hurricane Sandy on the Rockaway Peninsula in New York to argue that creating space for entrepreneurs to act after disasters is essential for promoting recovery and fostering resilient communities. Related: our interview with Jay Lapeyre, former Chairman of the Business Council of New Orleans, an organization that has been a driving force behind reform efforts to improve flood safety, charter schools, and criminal justice after Hurricane Katrina.

Idea“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton

See you next time with our digest of new and interesting items in entrepreneurship, ethics, and political economy. Here are the previous editions of CEE Review.

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