Entries by Peter G Tatchell from 12/2011

Nigerian Anti Gay Bill is One of the Most Draconian in the World

| Posted 12.07.2011 | UK

The Nigerian Senate has voted to criminalise same-sex marriages and civil unions, with penalties of 14 years jail for participants and 10 years jail for anyone who assists or witnesses such a marriage or union.

Christian Manager Fights Demotion Over 'Homophobic' Facebook Comment

| Posted 12.14.2011 | UK Politics

The right to speak our mind is hard-won and precious. It means the right of others to say things that many of us might find disagreeable and offensive. In a free society, even homophobes have a right to free speech - providing they don't incite violence.

Three Ideas for Economic Democracy and Economic Success

| Posted 12.20.2011 | UK Politics

Britain is in the midst of the biggest economic crisis since the 1930s depression - a crisis that has been dragging on for the last four years. Even now, politicians are offering no clear solutions; just tinkering here and there with minor adjustments to a failed system. We've got to get out of the current mess and take steps to prevent a repeat economic disaster in the future. One way of doing this is by ensuring greater economic democracy - more participation, transparency, decentralisation and accountability in the way the economy is run. We expect political democracy, why not economic democracy too?