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Charity begins at home. So do women's rights and gender equality. That's why who is doing the dishes at home is for me not a petty personal issue, but a political one. But whenever I raise this topic _ that a couple's equal share of household chores is an an indicator of gender equality in ...
Archives for: October 2008
10 October 2008
When the legendary newsman Sanpasiri Viriyasiri tried to broadcast what was happening when the police and militia stormed Thammasat University during the October 6, 1976 massacre, he was immediately fired. Thirty-two years on, we now can watch the state's crackdown right in our living rooms live, ...Read this blog post | comments (22)
03 October 2008
What makes us proud of our country? At the Education Ministry, our patriotism is judged by how much we can memorise national history in textbooks as sacred fact written in stone. That is why they are extremely worried about the future of patriotism here.Despite the emphasis on rote learning to ...Read this blog post | comments (37)