For several months now, tens of thousands of Thais have taken to the streets of Thailand to demand constitutional and monarchical reforms. The movement gained steam in September and October, galvanized by student groups organizing pro-democracy protests over social media. What sparked these protests, what are the specifics of their demands, what may be the government’s response, and why is Katniss Everdeen’s famous three-finger salute a symbol of Thai resistance? To help us answer these questions, today on the podcast we are joined by Joshua Kurlantzick.
To listen to this episode, find the Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs on iTunes or Spotify, or click the link below!
Send us an email at: Hopkinspofa@gmail.com