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Education is the answer, not reform

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The only weapon that can wipe out the Thaksin regime is not a whistle - nor a tank or political reform. It's education. 

On the very first day after Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the House of Representatives, a phone call from Art Samart district in Roi Et asked this question. ''Are we still receiving benefits from the social welfare scheme after this? Word of mouth in my neighbourhood is that we will no longer receive the money. We are getting worried,'' the female voice said.

The woman on the phone is not a red-shirt member, and she would not have made that call if she had been better informed.

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