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Thailand’s Protesters Are Battling to Redefine National Identity
November 02, 2021

Thailand’s Protesters Are Battling to Redefine National Identity

By Christian Kurzydlowski
Underlying the movement is a strong desire to reframe what it means to be Thai, moving away from total reliance on the monarchy and military's narrative.

On the Eve of Reopening, Thai Protesters Take to the Streets Again
November 01, 2021

On the Eve of Reopening, Thai Protesters Take to the Streets Again

By Cory Wright
Protesters’ demands remain the same: a constitutional overhaul, new elections and a reform of the monarchy.
Thailand’s Constitutional Dictatorship Weathers the Storm
September 27, 2021

Thailand’s Constitutional Dictatorship Weathers the Storm

By Zachary Abuza
Despite rumors of dissent within Prayut Chan-o-cha's coalition, the military is poised to retain its privileged position in Thai politics.

Thai Leader Survives No-Confidence Motion, but Political Liabilities Remain
September 06, 2021

Thai Leader Survives No-Confidence Motion, but Political Liabilities Remain

By Sebastian Strangio
The result was expected, but the former Thai general continues to struggle with a steep legitimacy deficit.

Why Is Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University Afraid of Academic Freedom?
September 01, 2021

Why Is Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University Afraid of Academic Freedom?

By Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal
At many Thai universities, academic freedom does not extend to searching criticisms of the political and economic status quo.

Bangkok ‘Car Mob’ Renews Call for Thai PM’s Resignation
August 30, 2021

Bangkok ‘Car Mob’ Renews Call for Thai PM’s Resignation

By Sebastian Strangio
After weeks of socially distanced car protests, activists are gearing up for a new campaign of in-person demonstrations.

Thai Protesters Engage in Violent Clashes With Riot Police
August 12, 2021

Thai Protesters Engage in Violent Clashes With Riot Police

By Sebastian Strangio
Anti-government demonstrations have sputtered back to life, but Prime Minister Prayut’s administration shows no signs of giving ground.
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