The historically underdeveloped rice-producing region of Isaan and its people have long faced discrimination in Thailand. Photo: Handout
The historically underdeveloped rice-producing region of Isaan and its people have long faced discrimination in Thailand. Photo: Handout
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#ClubhouseToxic: Thailand’s rural Isaan majority fight back against Bangkok elite stereotypes

  • Despite being the birthplace of multiple Thai celebrities, agricultural Isaan has long been derided as backward by the country’s Bangkok-focused elite
  • Recent leaked recordings of Clubhouse users insulting the region sparked a backlash – and spotlight Isaan’s importance in Thailand’s next elections

Topic |   Thailand
The historically underdeveloped rice-producing region of Isaan and its people have long faced discrimination in Thailand. Photo: Handout
The historically underdeveloped rice-producing region of Isaan and its people have long faced discrimination in Thailand. Photo: Handout
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