July 22, 2014

Thailand's Democracy Under Siege

Samak Mith, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

Looking at Thailand’s political crisis from a class-based perspective alone is flawed, offering only an incomplete explanation. Still, it is undeniable that Thailand’s social division is an outcome of a lopsided social structuring and a growing divide between conservative and progressive elements.

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