Thailand's red shirts rally in Bangkok in support of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Picture: AP

Middle class and frustrated in Asia? Populist politicians are seeking you out in 2019

  • Thailand, Indonesia, India and Australia go to the polls in 2019 amid a democratic recession and the lure of populist promises
  • But harnessing people power to sweep aside democratic checks and balances is not without its consequences
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Thailand's red shirts rally in Bangkok in support of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Picture: AP
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