It’s a cliche to say that a given country is at a “crossroad,” but in this case Thailand really is. Do the elders have the wisdom to hear what the younger is demanding and negotiate a very different kind of future for the country?
The rally of Palang Pracharat Party last weekend in Khon Kaen drew a crowd as large as 30,000. But according to a recent poll, the military junta’s proxy party faces an uphill battle in the Northeast.
The Isaan Record11/03/2019
First-time candidate Saratsanun Unnopporn might be a new face for voters, but she is not new to politics. In this interview, the 30-year-old talks about her motivation to become a politician.
The Isaan Record04/03/2019
The results of our first readers’ survey are surprising, and suggest a shift of political attitudes and an openness to new parties.
The Isaan Record10/06/2018
A new party wants to move the country beyond the color-coded divide by introducing direct-democracy measures to increase people’s participation in politics.
The Isaan Record21/05/2018
Founded by activists and NGO workers in the Northeast, the Commoner Party hopes to directly engage voters in designing its policy program.