Sugarcane’s bitter effects on the environment
Are the environmental costs of sugar production worth suffering for a substance that contributes nutrition-less empty calories to the human diet? Part of our special series Sweetness & Power
What lies below should stay below
Fearing an environmental crisis that could end their traditional way of life, a local protest group in Sakon Nakhon is fighting against a Chinese mining project.
Lao women in Isaan’s karaoke bars: “Men certainly don’t pretend we’re waitresses.”
Under the guise of waitresses in karaoke bars, Lao migrant women continue to work in the sex trade in the Northeast, despite the risk of arrest and deportation.