Earlier this year, I wrote an essay to apply for the University of Michigan’s honours program. It was a piece of writing about history that I quite enjoyed writing. The … Continue reading On Barbarians and Civilisations
A knife in the back is something that British foreign secretary Boris Johnson should know quite a bit about. It was just last year when the flamboyant Brexit poster-boy, who … Continue reading In Brexit Britain, the Knives Are Out
I’ve spent the previous month researching and writing ‘The Story of Thai Democracy’, and I’m happy to say that I’m now finished with writing a complete history of Thailand from … Continue reading On Primary Voting
‘The Story of Thai Democracy’ is a series of articles covering the political history of Thailand since the transition from absolute to constitutional monarchy. An Introduction: an introduction to the goals … Continue reading The Story of Thai Democracy
Thailand, today, remains mired in a political crisis. The country is still as divided as ever. Conflict over what Thai democracy should really be like remains. Trouble seems to continue … Continue reading The Story of Thai Democracy: Lessons Learned
This post is the tenth post in the series ‘The Story of Thai Democracy’, where I’ll be covering the political history of Thailand since the transition from absolute to constitutional … Continue reading The Story of Thai Democracy: From Thaksin to Today
“What did the president know, and when did he know it?” This was the question asked by Senator Howard Baker who worked on the Senate committee investigating the Watergate Scandal. … Continue reading Conspirator in Chief?