False Front Rings Familiar in the Northeast

False Front Rings Familiar in the Northeast

KHON KAEN – In the Northeast, most people were always doubtful. They laughed at the reconciliation trainings that came to their villages. They mocked a constitution drafting process that purported…

09/13/2015

VIDEO & FEATURE: Life After Eviction

VIDEO & FEATURE: Life After Eviction

Eight months after the implementation of the Thai government’s Master Plan to reforest the country, villagers in Isaan bear the burden of a flawed policy at the cost of their…

05/19/2015

Isaan Poor Targeted by Junta’s Forest Policies

Isaan Poor Targeted by Junta’s Forest Policies

GUEST CONTRIBUTION by Evan Gershkovich A report on how the government’s new forest policy impacts the poor far more than the rich landowners and resort operators the government claims to…

10/19/2014

Cashing Out: A Return to Organic Practices

Cashing Out: A Return to Organic Practices

YouTube Version MAHASARAKHAM – In 1996, a group of government officers from the Agricultural Land Reform Office (ALRO) proposed an alternative to the reigning model of chemical farming. Buoyed by…

03/15/2012

One Thousand Red Villages Open in Isaan

One Thousand Red Villages Open in Isaan

UDON THANI  – From a stage outside Udon Thani’s Provincial Hall, the Red Village movement grew rapidly Sunday evening as it welcomed 1,000 new Isaan villages as official Red Villages…

02/21/2012

Where Have All the Students Gone?

Where Have All the Students Gone?

KHON KAEN – Khon Kaen University’s lone May 19 Red Shirt demonstration was something exceptional. Though there were the well-known calls for an end to double standards, the requisite declarations…

06/17/2011
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