Thai society is embracing the Isaan food staple pla daek, or pla ra. But instead of serving the government’s nationalist ends it should be recognized as an important part of a regional culture.
The co-founder of the Future Forward Party talks about decentralization, communities’ right to self-government and how to solve the problem of corruption by giving people access to state information.
The Isaan Record27/04/2018
Mentioning the term ‘ethnicity’ in the Twelfth National Economic and Social Development Plan for the first time is a major step forward for the Thai state.