My new piece for the Thai Enquirer:

“It won’t take long for Thais to develop immunity from coronavirus”, the post read, “but if we don’t deal with the nation-hating virus, a crisis will ensue.” 

Dr. Warong Dechgitvigrom is not a politician known for pulling his punches, and this Facebook post was true to form. ‘Lutti chung-chard’, he had recently titled Thailand’s opposition forces — ‘the cult of nation-haters’. To say the opposition was even more dangerous than a new epidemic might have offended some sensibilities, but it spoke to his genuine concerns of an opposition too radicalised and too dangerous. 

Read the full piece here.

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Published by Ken Lohatepanont

Writer from Bangkok, Thailand; currently a student at the University of California, Berkeley. Enthusiastic about democratic development, international relations and all things politics. I believe in writing to facilitate positive political and social change.

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