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By Anna Lawattanatrakul |
<p>Prachatai English interviews Polish political scientist Rafał Pankowski, Associate Professor at the Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, head of the &quot;Never Again&quot; Association&#39;s East Europe Monitoring Centre, and Deputy Editor of Never Again&#39;s magazine&nbsp;about the rise of right-wing extremism in Central and Eastern Europe, its effects on the human rights situation, the role of social media, and the common challenges of our time.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Joshua Wong updates on&nbsp;the Hong Kong protest and address allegations&nbsp;by Gen Apirat Kongsompong, Thai Royal Army Chief.&nbsp;</p>
By Tara Abhasakun |
<p>Prachatai English interviews Jaded Chouwilai, Director of the Women and Men Progressive Foundation, about sexual abuse by monks in Thailand.</p>
By Anna Lawattanatrakul |
<p>Anna Lawattanatrakul interviews Verita Sriratana, lecturer at the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, and a recipient of the Gratias Agit Award, about&nbsp;the importance of literature, what Thailand can learn from Central Europe, and how to find hope in dark times.</p>
By Pokpong Junvith |
<p>Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, a former law lecturer now the Secretary General of the Future Forward Party, discusses in long interview how Gramsci, Laclau, and Mouffe, influenced the party-building, its &#39;inferno&#39; challenges, and what is the future of the Future Forward Party.</p>
By Nutcha Tantivitayapitak |
<p>Prachatai talks to Jiraporn Laocharoenwong from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Political Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, the anthropologist who started the project, and Nuankhanit Phromchanya, the director, about the making of the documentary &quot;Capital of Mae La&quot; and the idea of the myth of the nation, which turns refugees, who are citizens of the world like everyone else, into second-class citizens.</p>
By Kritsada Subpawanthanakun |
<p>On the 110th anniversary of the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, let&rsquo;s talk with the author of &lsquo;Malayan Land Lost: National History, Plot Twist Version&rsquo; (Lit: Sia dindaen malayu prawattisat chat chabap Plot Twist; Thai: เสียดินแดนมลายู ประวัติศาสตร์ชาติ ฉบับ Plot Twist) to understand the factors that lead to the agreement. Did Thailand really lose land? What is the wound on the land of Pattani? And how do borders on the map frame our mind and thoughts?</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Prachatai speaks to Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association, on the importance of the freedom of association and assembly in democratic societies, restrictions on these rights, and the role of the internet in political participation.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Prachatai interviewed Lertsak Kamkongsak, the leader of the Commoners Party, about getting involved in politics as another ordinary person who wishes to write his own laws, reduce extreme inequality, and work as an MP who would be stirring things up both inside and outside Parliament.</p>