In the wake of Yingluck Shinawatra’s departure from Thailand, Peera Songkünnatham explores the failure of political poetry to conceive of a future beyond the current political gridlock.
The severity of floods in the Northeast might be avoidable argues Chainarong Sretthachau, a Mahasarakham University lecturer and environmental activist.
The Isaan Record26/08/2017
Peera Songkünnatham reviews the short stories of Isaan-born author Pira Sudham.
Last month, members of the Project for a Social Democracy (PSD) met with representatives of the Commoner Party of Thailand and the Neo-Isan Movement to discuss Thailand’s political future.
The Isaan Record15/08/2017
Jailed since December, student activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa continues to receive support from academics, activists, artists and foreign diplomats.
The Isaan Record13/08/2017
On July 4, a festival celebrated the final day of an international summit promoting community-driven development in Si Sa Ket.
The Isaan Record11/08/2017
As a new mining law comes into force this month, civil society groups worry that it will cutback people’s participation and expedite mining projects.
The Isaan Record09/08/2017
Preecha Phinthong’s “Isan-Thai-English Dictionary” is like a very long love letter to the Isaan literature and language. But almost 30 years after its first publication, it is time for a more modern version, writes Peera Songkünnatham.