Articles by Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang

Inching toward Orwell

Information warfare being waged in Thailand.

Can Thailand tolerate more than one form of Buddhism?

What anti-Dhammakaya sentiment says about Thai political authorities and Buddhism.

Religion after the referendum

Why Thailand's new constitution could lead to greater religious tension and violence.

Thailand’s referendum roadblock

The false and serious business of Thailand’s constitutional vote.

Life under Thailand’s 2016 constitution

Loyal servants deliver junta's requested template for rule.

Buddhist politics and Thailand’s dangerous path

Why a weakening religion is getting more hardline.

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Freedom and firewalls

Peeping through the "Ka-La" of Thailand and its single Internet gateway.

Thailand’s constitution conundrum

As Thailand drafts yet another constitution, Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang offers key lessons.

Cashing in on constitutions

The lucrative business of drafting Thailand's supreme law.

Coups and constitutions

The final draft of Thailand’s new constitution is aimed at entrenching elite power, writes Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang.

The myth of Thailand’s bureaucratic state

An administration without popular representation is a ridiculous, and dangerous, idea.

Pol-la-muang: The making of superior Thais

A new social class, with high morals, lavish salaries, and anti-majoritarian missions, will probably do Thailand more harm than good