Podcast
Thailand traffic jam. Image: Cegoh/Pixabay
Jiselle Hanna | While Thailand is officially not a military dictatorship anymore, activists like Somyot Pruksakasemsuk continue to fight against repression. Asia Pacific Currents talks to him on today's show.
Podcast
How free are the upcoming Thai elections?
Piergiorgio Moro | The current Thai military government has engineered the upcoming national elections so that it will retain power even with a national vote.
News
Catalonia's declaration of independence from Spain on October 27, 2017. Photo: Antonio Litov/Fotomovimiento/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Canada’s political system is different from Spain’s, but this country has dealt with separatists without criminalizing them. A useful lesson for Spain?
Podcast
Red Shirt Protest in Thailand - 2010
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Labour updates of workers struggles in the Asia Pacific region and interview on the new king in Thailand and the strenght of the military dictatorship
Podcast
Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with anti military activist in Thailand.
Blog
Scott Vrooman | Canada supposedly closed our embassy because Iran was a clear and present danger, but the clear and present danger is to Iran, not from it.
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | Post-9/11 in the U.S., certain groups, governments and corporations benefited from maintaining a high level of fear among the population. Today, is the same thing happening in Tunisia?
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Why is Stephen Harper's reaction to the Mohamed Fahmy verdict so lackadaisical? His government has failed one of its most basic responsibilities: defending the rights of Canadians.
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | After the departure of a few tyrants, did real change come to Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen or Iraq? Despite claims to democracy, it seems the West prefers security and stability in the Arab world.
News
Photo: flickr/Ted Eytan
Justin Podur | Egypt was ruled by the Mubarak dictatorship for 30 years before the people managed to overthrow him in 2011. Mubarak was not overthrown by the Internet.
Blog
Photo: star5112/Flickr
Gerry Caplan | Humanity is yet again awash in injustice and oppression, much of which, as always, we are helpless to end or can't be bothered trying.
Book Review
Justin Podur, Matthew Adams | In this interview with Matt Adams, Justin Podur, author of Haiti’s New Dictatorship, discusses his new book.