Archive for February, 2017

CEE Review: What happens when doctors only take cash | The world’s most innovative economies, and more

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

News and Opinion

doctor-bannerEntrepreneurs—Not Coal Or Factories—Will Save The Middle-American Economy. Fast Company.

What Happens When Doctors Only Take Cash. Time.

Are Non-Compete Clauses Ethical? Business Ethics Highlights.

Innovations in customer service at McDonald’s. Fortune.

New methods of online advertising fraud. CNN.

CLP-brain-vector-shutter-stockThese Are the World’s Most Innovative Economies. Bloomberg.

How Michael Dubin Turned a Funny Video Into $1 Billion. The Wall Street Journal.

Ultra Spiritual Guy has this amusing send-up of entrepreneurial cliches. YouTube.

Why the human brain is our most precious commodity. HumanProgress.org.

Announcements

FB_IMG_1478352567560Stephen Hicks’s Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault has been translated into and published in Polish. Stephen gave a lecture tour in Poland in January coinciding with the publishing of the translation. Read more about the lecture tour at our site.

Idea: “Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.” — Alejandro Jodorowski

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.

Stephen Hicks lecture tour in Poland

Monday, February 13th, 2017

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EP-Polish-slant-1024x768From January 6-16 Stephen Hicks gave a total of eight talks in Poland: Bydgoszcz, Chojnice, Warszawa, and Kraków. Several of the talks are tied to the newly-published Polish edition of his Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault.

The Polish translation by Piotr Kostyło and Katarzyna Nowak was published as Zrozumieć postmodernizm. Sceptycyzm i socjalizm od Rousseau do Foucaulta (University of Kasimir the Great Press, 2016).

Much thanks to the following individuals for their warm invitations: Dr. Przemek Zientkowski of Chojnice, Professor Hanna Kostyło of the Bydgoszcz University, Professor Rafał Godoń of the University of Warsaw,
Professor Katarzyna Wrońska of Jagiellonian University in Kraków, and especially to Dr. Piotr Kostyło of the University of Kasimir the Great.