DfE categorises idea as ‘extreme political stance’ equating to endorsing illegal activity
Peter TatchellUK govt guidance says schools must not teach about anti-capitalism, calling it an “extreme political stance” comparable to anti-Semitism & advocacy of law-breaking. This from a govt whose arms sales to Saudi & Brexit deal have broken international law!
For weeks protesters have gathered in downtown Louisville to mourn, grieve, rally and love. Here are five of their stories
Peter TatchellFour months on, they're still marching for #BreonnaTaylor, an innocent black woman shot to death by police in her own home. Protesters continue to gather in #Louisville to mourn, grieve, rally & love. Read their inspiring stories ow.ly/bXNE50BCb1N #BlackLivesMatter @ukblm
Protesters marched in support of Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who lost disputed election to Alexander Lukashenko
Peter Tatchell.#Belarus: police violently disperse 'people's inauguration' rallies in support of legitimate president Svetlana #Tikhanovskaya today. She was robbed by Alexander #Lukashenko in rigged election. Police fired stun grenades & teargas into peaceful crowds
Mary Trump, Donald Trump's lesbian niece, has warned that her uncle will go "farther than you can possibly imagine" to stay in power.
Peter TatchellMary Trump, the lesbian niece of Donald Trump, has warned that her uncle will go “farther than you can possibly imagine” to stay in power. She says he doesn't really care about LGBT+ rights & is "particularly vicious" towards trans people. Be afraid!
Keir Starmer ahead by four points on who would be better prime minister, as underlying figures suggest government failings in pandemic to blame for reversal
Peter TatchellLabour takes poll lead as parties see major switch in fortunes. Hurrah! Keir Starmer ahead by four points on who would be better prime minister. Bravo! Tory government failings in pandemic to blame for reversal
The Indiana conservative would replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as a secretive Catholic group, of which Barrett is a member, steps into the spotlight
Peter TatchellDANGER! Trump set to pick Amy Coney Barrett for supreme court, stoking fears of a roll back on environmental protections, abortion, gun control, medical insurance, voting rights, LGBT equality & immigration & refugee policy. A scary lurch to the right
57 countries - including Saudi Arabia and Poland - signed on to the U.S.'s "premise that too many people, particularly LGBTQ people and women, are asserting their rights...
Peter TatchellTrump pushes anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” at UN. 57 countries, including Saudi Arabia & Poland, supported US premise that "too many people, particularly LGBTQ people & women, are asserting their rights." Sickening defence of homophobia & sexism
Huge armada moves from Galápagos Islands towards Peru as China hits back after US embassy in Lima warned of danger of overfishing
Peter TatchellVast armada of 300+ Chinese fishing vessels plundered ocean around #Galápagos Islands. Now headed towards #Peru’s territorial waters. Overfishing is causing longterm ecological damage & reducing fish stocks for local fishers = Chinese economic imperialism
Researchers say device can generate sustainable power from gentle breeze
Peter Tatchell'Tiny wind turbine' can collect energy from a walker's swinging arm. Researchers say device can generate sustainable power from any gentle breeze. A solution for areas off the electricity grid & an alternative to reliance on climate-destroying fossil fuels
Even some conservatives fear a power grab might trigger the disintegration of the US. It’s happened to superpowers before, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland
Peter TatchellTrump's plot against democracy could break America apart says Jonathan @Freedland. Liberal states could push to secede from the union if the election is rigged & Trump's new Supreme Court repeals abortion, LGBT+ rights, race equality & worker's protection
Law Commission, which recommends legal changes, calls for sex or gender to be protected trait
Peter TatchellMisogyny should be made a hate crime says Law Commission. I agree. Race, religion, trans identity, sexual orientation & disability are already covered by current hate crime legislation. It's outrageous that anti-women crimes are not. End this inequality!
Government says bill is not a ‘licence to kill’ but critics call for limits on agents’ activities
Peter TatchellUK set to introduce bill allowing MI5 secret agents to break the law. Campaigners want an explicit ban on MI5 using murder & torture. This comes after govt admitted that its latest Brexit plans are contrary to international law. Tories = law breakers!