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 RecordMarch 11, 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 RecordMarch 4, 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 RecordJune 10, 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 RecordMay 21, 2018
Founded by activists and NGO workers in the Northeast, the Commoner Party hopes to directly engage voters in designing its policy program.