Posts Tagged: Thailand military coup
In politically turbulent Thailand, a public health system with popular support -- not decrees from above -- made all the difference.
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
The far right is on the rise from North America to Europe to Asia. Each case is different, but they share key similarities — and require similar responses.
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Despite the lip service given to democracy the world over, coups remain a popular last resort. Here's why.
Outnumbered by the country's rural voters, Thailand's once vibrantly democratic urban middle class has embraced an elitist, antidemocratic agenda.