In Thailand’s increasingly polarized and desperate politics vitriol and invective have become common, and virulent sexism and hate speech is showing a dramatic spike. Vile sexist, racist, dehumanizing insults and […]
Note: Readers unfamiliar with Thailand’s bare breast painting scandal may benefit from reading two previous articles here and here first. Is female toplessness a human rights issue? Ordinary people likely […]
A few days ago someone posted an audio file on YouTube. The clip is cut from a call-in radio talk show called “Kid Dai Kid Dee” (English title: Talk News […]
UPDATE (28 May) I think I lost my mojo (if I ever had any). Really, since the last updates I’ve gone through all kinds of emotions, except happiness, hope and […]
A round-up of events in the Thai crisis during 3-14 May 2010, starting with the government’s offer of Nov. 14 election and reconciliation and ending with the start of the crackdown of the Red Shirt protesters on May 14. From a somewhat promising possibility of a peaceful deal, the negotiations between the Red Shirts and the Thai government would struggle and be finally derailed, while the position on both sides hardened. Thailand ended up in another bloodbath.
สามัคคี กับ ความเกลียดชัง: กรณีประหลาดของหมอเจคเกิลกับมิสเตอร์ไฮด์ในประเทศไทย Disdain. Disgust. Vitriol. Violence. Hatred. Suspicion. Ill Will. Paranoia. These are what fill the air and are spreading like viruses in Thailand at the moment. No […]
A collection of words and phrases commonly used in Thai colored politics in early 2010