Episode
May 28, 2014

Thailand: Between coups and democracy

After the country’s 12th coup in a few decades, how can Thai democracy be saved?
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The Thai military has suspended the constitution and taken power in Thailand, ushering in the country’s 12th coup in the last several decades. This comes on the heels of violent protests that have become all too common in the Southeast Asian nation. What’s broken in Thai politics? And how can Thai democracy be saved? 

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: 

Kasit Piromya
Former Foreign Minister, Thailand

Suluck Lamubol @FaiSuluck
Reporter, Prachatai 
prachatai.com/english

Kuson Sintusingha  @kuson
Supports military intervention 

Saksith Saiyasombut @Saksith
Blogger, Siam Voices 
saiyasombut.com

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