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The Rise of DNA discrimination

3 years ago / 0 comments

Testing someone’s DNA was originally a huge step forward in the eyes of the law; it allowed scientific prove that someone was responsible for a crime. DNA testing, or genetic fingerprinting, has now become synonymous with solving crimes, mainly thanks to detective dramas like CSI or Law and Order. However, … Read More

Comment | Confront Sochi discrimination

5 years ago / 0 comments

This week the 22nd Winter Olympics opened in the Russian city of Sochi, amidst ongoing controversy over the Russian government’s stance on LGBT rights. Last year, Putin’s government introduced a law banning ‘homosexual propaganda’ which has led to continued discrimination towards LGBT people. The issue has become unavoidable: even while the … Read More