USDR Newsstand: What We are Reading

By Kelly Leung, Associate  Editor,  USDR.

Our periodical feature of what our editors, contributors, andreadersare recommending.

Tired of waiting for U.S. to act, states pass crowdfunding laws and rules– Because entrepreneurs and small business owners are tired of waiting, many states have passed laws to let local businesses receive money from local citizens. Source: nytimes.com

Here’s what Obama’s big carbon pollution plan would mean for jobs–  The net effect of Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) is “likely to be small.” The CPP “proposes to reduce carbon emissions from the power sector.”  Source: vox.com

The costs of a $15 minimum wage–  This article discusses the results of a $15 minimum wage, such as: fewer jobs and less hours. One company in Seattle is already experiencing the negative effects of a raised minimum wage. Source: reason.com

Can “made in China” become a luxury label?– Wealthy Chinese customers usually look to Western countries for luxury items, but the West may soon be competing for Chinese customers with Chinese brands that target those customers. Source: bbc.com

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