Khadijah M Britton

Khadijah M Britton

I'm a journalist with a JD.

I write about topics that make other writers uncomfortable. Some of my favorites: GMOs; race; gender; religion; IP law; environmentalism; policing; activism. My ideal story combines all of these.

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Are You Really Safe Online?

Where there's a will to violate your privacy, there is a way, so here are a few ways you can protect yourselves from thieves, spies, and bullies who are after your most personal stuff.

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Real Talk on GMOs by Khadijah M. Britton - Beacon

Emotional debate surrounds GMOs and biotechnology. Are they great breakthroughs or an epic downfall? I’ll show you why the truth lies in the middle....

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Disney’s Biotech Researchers Not Mickey Mousing Around by Khadijah M. Britton on Beacon

Behind the scenes at Epcot, scientists are undertaking some of the least controversial, most potentially beneficial biotechnology research in the world. So why aren’t we hearing about it? Follow the money....

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What Women Don’t Want

We know we don’t want Pax Dickinson or TitStare. Let’s hack tech culture, together....

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A Woman’s Place is Putting Bass in Your Face

Women in music face sexism — duh. But that doesn’t have to stop you from being a superstar...

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The Sweet Little Criminal Next Door

Whenever a criminal mastermind is arrested, reporters interview the neighbors who say, “but he seemed so nice.” With the…...

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How To Be Successful - Music Industry

Many women dream of becoming famous musicians, but — go figure — don’t want to grind on Robin Thicke to get there. I caught up with some of my favorite up-and-coming DJs, MCs, and producers and boiled their wisdom down to these five take-aways to help you get to the top.

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The Word “Blog” Sucks

I’ve been waiting to tell you all this for a while, and it took a publication format called “Medium” for me to get the c…...

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Popular Science

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

Whether you believe in God or starstuff, it's fun to ponder: could Jesus have been conceived without Mary and Joseph getting it on?

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I Can’t Leave My House Because of Bad Typography Everywhere

I have spent my adult life safe in New York’s confines, where Comic Sans has been banned and Helvetica keeps millions mo…...

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The Boston Phoenix

A PERF-ect Storm - News Features

In recent weeks, Occupations in cities across America have seen brutal crackdowns by local police forces. Left-wing pundits have speculated that these attacks were coordinated...

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Scientific American

Biosimilars are back… Or are they?

As blockbuster drugs go off patent, the pharmaceutical industry is scrambling for fresh revenue sources. Follow-on versions of biologics, or...

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Scientific American

The Data Are In Regarding Satoshi Kanazawa | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

A Hard Look at Last Week's "Objective Attractiveness" Analysis in Psychology Today If what I say is wrong (because it is illogical or lacks credible scientific ......

The Boston Phoenix

Deval's Green Blues

Long supported by the state's environmental organizations, Governor Patrick has started a war with them over biomass...

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