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The Big Apple: Cigarettes and Central Planners

The Restaurant Business Can Self-Regulate Regarding Smoking

OCTOBER 01, 1995 by A.A. SHENFIELD

If there's any industry that is fully capable of self-regulating about smoking, surely it's the New York City restaurant business. It seems clear that the market is thoroughly adept at adjusting to customers who prefer a smoke-free environment, if they request it, and equally capable of catering to others who wish to have a cigarette after dinner.

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Letters

DECEMBER 01, 1956 by A.A. SHENFIELD

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited our social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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