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COVID-19 and a Possible Political Reckoning in Thailand

Sound public health policies have largely spared Thailand from the coronavirus to date

But a looming economic crisis could shake the foundations of the political order.

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What is needed is revision of the 2017 constitution to allow for more pluralism and less inequality.

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The global slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will take a heavy toll on Thailand’s economy, which is reliant on exports and tourism.

The sharpest economic shock since the 1997-1998 financial crisis will strain a society simmering with discontent and a political order designed to thwart popular…

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