Why Thai students are rising up against dictatorship, with John Winyu | The Coconuts Podcast | August 21, 2020

We speak with John Winyu – one of Thailand’s biggest political commentators and a YouTube star viewed by millions – about the recent youth-led protests that are rocking Thailand. Why does this movement feel different than other Thai political protests in 2010 and 2014? What do the protesters want? What are the risks of speaking out? John answers all of our questions.

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