In the wake of Yingluck Shinawatra’s departure from Thailand, Peera Songkünnatham explores the failure of political poetry to conceive of a future beyond the current political gridlock.
The severity of floods in the Northeast might be avoidable argues Chainarong Sretthachau, a Mahasarakham University lecturer and environmental activist.
The Isaan RecordAugust 26, 2017
Peera Songkünnatham reviews the short stories of Isaan-born author Pira Sudham.
Peera SongkünnathamAugust 20, 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 RecordAugust 15, 2017
Jailed since December, student activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa continues to receive support from academics, activists, artists and foreign diplomats.
The Isaan RecordAugust 13, 2017
On July 4, a festival celebrated the final day of an international summit promoting community-driven development in Si Sa Ket.
The Isaan RecordAugust 11, 2017
As a new mining law comes into force this month, civil society groups worry that it will cutback people’s participation and expedite mining projects.
The Isaan RecordAugust 9, 2017
Preecha Phinthong’s “Isan-Thai-English Dictionary” is like a very long love letter to the Isaan literature and language. But almost 30 years after its first publication, it is time for a more modern version, writes Peera Songkünnatham.