Beyond populism. This subject is an extremely challenging notion, one that Thailand has is struggling to find an answer to, and currently many of us feel that we are stuck in what is being called a "Democracy Trap" of spiralling competition among political parties to present increasingly populist policies to win votes.
The question as a politician is: how does one win elections without excessive populism?
While the question as a finance minister is: how does one ensure competing politicians are not given blank cheques?
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