Thaksin’s Complicated Legacy Under Re-interpretation

I was in first grade when I woke up, one fateful day in 2006, to go to school. Alas, school was cancelled. A military coup was happening. A military coup? Meaningless words to a first grader, but at least it meant more time to sleep.

Almost fifteen years have now gone by since that military coup, and here Thais are, still living with its ramifications. Thaksin Shinawatra has left the country for over a decade, but even in absentia he remains one of the country’s most important political figures.

Then came along Clubhouse, the audio chatroom app that has taken the world by storm. 

Click here to read the full piece at Thai Enquirer.

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