Monthly Archives: May 2015

Patents over People

At a press conference in New York City yesterday, a group known as the InitiativeĀ for Medicines, Access and Knowledge (I-MAK) announced that it was filing legal challenges in Argentina, Brazil, China, Russia and the Ukraine to invalidate patents on the … Continue reading

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Love (and Sex), Canadian Style

There’s a controversy brewing to the north of us. After Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that the most-populous Canadian province would update the sex-education curriculum used in public schools — modernizing its sex-ed materials to include discussions about gender identity, … Continue reading

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