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Going back to find a future

A reader drew our attention to a small story in the Bangkok Post that our correspondent says is indicative of the backwardness of the military regime as it “reinvents” a past as the nation’s future. 459 more words

Academic boycott I

Thongchai Winichakul has a post at New Mandala asking questions about three academic conferences to be held in Thailand in 2017 and using the word “boycott.” Clipped from his post, these are: 747 more words

The boss gets bossier still

We recall seeing a small story somewhere announcing that one party, the Bhum Jai Thai Party, has chortled that the military’s charter is just fine for them. 710 more words

Prem supports murderous thugs

In our previous post, PPT pointed out how murder, torture and impunity were imprinted in the DNA of the current military establishment and, by definition, in the junta that runs the country. 315 more words

Too gentle on the junta?

We would imagine that every reader at PPT knows of the commentaries by Thitinan Pongsudhirak, an associate professor and director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. 828 more words

Monarchised Military in Thailand

Another article for the special issue “Military, Monarchy and Repression: Assessing Thailand’s Authoritarian Turn” has been published.

Paul Chambers of the Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs, Faculty of Law, Chiang Mai University and Napisa Waitoolkiat of the College of ASEAN Community Studies, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, have authored “ 172 more words

Elections won’t matter

As The Dictator bizarrely interrupted a railway event by having reporters and other assembled ninnies do some calisthenics (shown on THaiPBS), he also managed to derail a model train. 372 more words