Thailand will never be a fully democratic country as long as the military continues to intervene in politics. Although Thailand will officially hold its first general election in five years on March 24, 2019, the notion that the country will become fully democratic as a result is naive at best and dangerous at worst. The fact is that after the election, Thailand will remain just as... Continue Reading
Natchapol Praditpetchara is a public policy enthusiast currently based in Dublin, Ireland. Originally from Bangkok, Thailand, he studied Political Economy and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He has previously worked for one of Thailand's premier public policy think tanks as well as for two national political parties. He has written several articles for both Thai and English-language newspapers.