USDR Newsstand: What We are Reading

By Kelly Leung, Associate  Editor, USDR.

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

New York Senate passes ban on powdered alcohol– In New York, the sale of powdered alcohol has been banned due to the risk of underage usage and ease of sneaking it into places where it’s not allowed. Source: reason.com

The real reason American passenger trains are so bad– Passenger trains have been in the limelight recently due to many derailments in the past year. The ironic part is that America was one of the leaders in railroad creation during the 19th century.Source: vox.com

Los Angeles confronts a spike in homelessness amid prosperity-  Downtown Los Angeles’ homelessness has increased by 12% in the past two years despite new businesses and restaurants. Source: nytimes.com

How California could have avoided epic water crisis– This is a 3 1/2 minute video about the causes and repercussions of California’s current water crisis. Source: reason.com

Will campus-carry laws make students safer?– In this Opinion piece, college students weigh in on social media about whether they think they’ll be safer on campus with new carry laws.  Source:usatoday.com ; Here is an additional opinion article on a retired Admiral’s opinion. Source: usatoday.com
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