Opinion

11 May 2021
Is there anything today which is important for general life and well-being and scarce and likely to remain so for the foreseeable future? If you can’t answer that question, you obviously don’t live anywhere close to what the newspapers coyly call ‘entertainment venues’ in the Thong Lo area.
22 Apr 2021
In this pivotal year for humanity, now is the time for bold climate action. The science is irrefutable and globally agreed: to stop the climate crisis from becoming a permanent catastrophe, we must limit global heating to 1.5 degrees Celsius. 
17 Mar 2021
The samurai [6, p. 322] on the ¥10,000 bill—Fukuzawa Yukichi (1834-1901) [6, p. 15]—ran into a peasant shortly after the Meiji Restoration (1868 [6, p. 11]) [6, p.15]: Seeing him, the peasant immediately jumped off his horse.
10 Mar 2021
titled “The Pandemic, (Necro)Politics and Literature” with Arundhati Roy on 20 February 
8 Mar 2021
Translate Thai to English by Dr. Andrew Brown
3 Mar 2021
So before we have to appear at this UPR thing at the UN, … What’s UPR?
23 Feb 2021
Department of English, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok organised an online reading and discussion titled “The Pandemic, (Necro)Politics and Literature” with Arundhati Roy on 20 February (
2 Feb 2021
As far as I can tell from the news, the majority of those who are part of “Bad Student” [In Thai, “Nakrian Laeo,” activist group of secondary students calling for both educational and broader political reform.-trans] and are spearheading the current protests against the educational system are fro
6 Jan 2021
Silences, Histories, and the Future: On Thongchai Winichakul’s Moments of Silence: The Unforgetting of the October 6, 1976, Massacre in Bangkok
14 Dec 2020
In a verdict whose twisted and bizarre reasoning surprised no one, the Convolutional Court yesterday ruled that the punishments meted out by schools against students who refused to wear school uniforms were permissible. 
23 Nov 2020
Equal Justice Under Law (Phrase engraved over the entrance to the US Supreme Court.  No Thai equivalent has been identified.)
2 Nov 2020
It is good to know that, on the road to end impunity, we are in good company.  8 People worldwide highlighted for fighting against impunity.

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