USDR Newsstand: What We are Reading

By Kelly Leung, Associate Editor,  USDR.

Our periodical feature of what our editors, contributors, and readers are  recommending.

‘Impossible’ rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours– New British space technology could have us on the Moon in about four hours. It has even been proved to work. Source:telegraph.co.uk

What China has been building in the South China Sea– China’s seven new man-created islands in the South China Sea are straining “already taut” geopolitical tensions. This article includes large detailed maps to further show the new islands and the sudden one-year progress that has been made. Source: nytimes.com

A 10-year study points to something disturbing that happens to a lot of kids who are cool in high school– A team of psychologists give results from their 10 year study. The social status of pseudo-mature teenage students (traced throughout middle and high school) was shown to decline rapidly, which caused many of them to turn to illegal activities. Being “cool” may be more of a curse than a blessing. Source: finance.yahoo.com

Bernie Sanders doesn’t easily fit either side of the immigration debate. Here’s why.– Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders doesn’t necessarily fall under “pro-immigrant” or “anti-immigrant.” He has an opinion that is much more common with modern Democrats due to the position of the labor movement. It seems as if Sanders is wiling to me more strict with immigration policies than other Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley.  Source: vox.com

8 things to know on Amnesty’s draft proposal on sex work– Amnesty International’s proposal on sex work seems to have many confusing points. The main ones are explained in this article. Source:huffingtonpost.com

*Here is a link to the full draft proposal from tasmaniantimes.com: 32nd International Council Meeting draft policy on Sex Work
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