Articles by Peera Songkünnatham

Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

After five years of military rule, Thailand heads to the polling booths. Follow for live updates.

Live and die with dignity: a publisher vs. a kingdom

Amid assassinations and forced disappearances of Thai dissidents abroad, a dissident publisher reflects on what it means to “survive” under “Democracy with the King as the Head of State".

The Khon Kaen Model(s): when terror and transportation infrastructure meet

The two "Khon Kaen Models"—one an alleged red-shirt terrorist plot and the other a transit infrastructure project—effectively model the process by which the junta secures obedience.

Posing with the king’s body

Some thoughts on the paradoxes of kingly imagery and (in)visibility in the age of Vajiralongkorn.