ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights cry foul after the Constitutional Court dissolves the Future Forward Party and issues a ten-year political ban to all its executive members.
A new political party seeks to change almost everything about Thai politics, starting with how public policy is formed. But a legal hurdle could trip them up before they reach the starting line of the electoral race.
The Isaan Record04/08/2018
On a visit to the Northeast, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkij revealed his views on inequality, decentralization, and the dangers of authoritarianism.
The Isaan Record08/06/2018
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
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
A recent meeting in Bangkok brings into conversation activists working in the Northeast and activists working in Bangkok. While all agree on the importance of political education, their perspectives differ on how to build an effective political bloc in this repressive time.
The Isaan Record05/10/2017
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
The campaign slogans might have been written in red, but Saturday night’s United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship rally couldn’t have been any clearer: vote for the blue and white of Pheu Thai.