USDR Newsstand: What We are Reading

By Kelly Leung, Associate Editor, USDR.

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

Forcing Cajuns to Go Cashless– Louisiana has banned cash payments when buying second-hand items. One of the co-authors of the new bill claims that its purpose “is to target criminals who traffic stolen goods.” However, the provisions hint at something more.

Powerful 3D-Printed Rifle Fires NATO Rounds– 3D imaging technology has gone as far as to create powerful firearms. Some argue that this is only to see how far technology can go, while others are not entirely convinced of the trustworthiness and power of 3D printed

Police Departments Hiring Immigrants as Officers– Law enforcement agencies are looking for more diversity and are turning to immigrants to fill those roles. On one hand, this may be good for non-U.S. citizens to become more represented and involved in the country. On the other hand, some people are worried about security risks. Yet, each immigrant experiences thorough background checks.   Source:

What the Hell are we Doing in Yemen?– The United States is assisting Saudi Arabia in bombing Yemen. Many people are confused as to why the U.S. is interfering. Source:

This Insanely Detailed Map Proves Race is a Social Construct-Have you ever thought of race as a social construct? Source:

Kelly publish these later:
San Francisco Catholics Appeal to Pope to Replace Controversial Archbishop-  Catholics in San Francisco are unhappy with Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s leadership and values. They are now appealing to the Pope. Source:

Fast Food Workers: You Don’t Deserve $15 an Hour to Flip Burgers, and that’s Okay– We all want to live comfortably but fast food workers who demand $15 may need to take a step back. Source:

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