Posts Tagged: Thaksin Shinawatra
Clashes of colors — red shirts vs. yellow shirts in Thailand, a faded orange revolution in Ukraine — have many people reaching for the rainbow in response.
As the economies of Southeast Asia integrate, Thailand's social divide is as stark as ever.
Thailand's anti-corruption protesters appear to have lost faith in the key tenet of representative democracy: rule by people or parties elected by the majority of citizens.
A state of civil war exists in Thailand, reports columnist Walden Bello, and it has much to do with class.
One of Thailand's major opposition activists reflects on the trial of the former prime minister and the country's color wars.
The military promised to rid Thailand of corruption. So far, all the coup leaders have done is rid the country of democracy.
What's going on in Thailand, briefly.
The recent coup in Thailand marks the downfall of democracy in Thailand. Will it also signal a retreat from democracy worldwide?
Oil is a mixed blessing for Nigeria, Liberia, and Chad. Columnist Emira Woods reports on how the rich have pocketed the profits and the poor have suffered the environmental consequences.