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Why do Thailand’s conservatives like some protest leaders more than others? It has more to do with presentation than content

When 25-year-old protest leader Patsaravalee “Mind” Tanakitvibulpon faced off against Palang Pracharat MP Pareena Kraikupt on Thairath TV’s popular show ‘Straight Talking...

Why Some Thai Elites Support The Movement: In Their Own Words

Oftentimes, Thai political moments have been described as class wars. Our recent article covers the genesis and legacy of elite resistance against...

Thai elites are resistant to change because they’ve benefited from the status quo

As the pro-democracy protests have gained strength over the past few days, they’ve been met by open opposition from Prayut Chan O-cha’s...

The Oral History of the Seri Thai – Final Part

On August 6 and 9, 1945, nuclear bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.On August 14, the Japanese...

The Oral History of Seri Thai – Part Two

In Thailand, there was a thriving resistance movement headed by then-regent Pridi Banomyong. Allies to the resistance included such powerful figures as...

An Oral History of the Seri Thai – Part One

There are a few watershed events in Thai history that should be celebrated, honored, and remembered. This is definitely one of them.

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