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Thailand’s Hilltribe People — “Back to the Basics: Can’t Buy This Way of Life’

"Back to the Basics: Can't Buy This Way of Life" A Moment's Pause with Thailand's Hilltribe People During an era of increasing political tension and societal unrest, this is a story about our shared human condition and the social-ecological impacts of capitalism ‘development’ and ‘modernity.’ This is about taking ‘a moment’s pause’ [...]

Sacred Sound of Indigenous Deep-Meanings: The Traditional Lahu Flute

Development, Modernity, and Dissolving ‘Traditional’ Culture As a context for illustrating how perhaps all of humanity is being detrimentally impacted by capitalism related phenomena, “Sacred Sound of Indigenous-Deep Meanings: The Traditional Ethnic Lahu Flute” is a brief yet information-rich video that takes you somewhere rarely seen by the public eye, into the [...]

“Finding Creative Solutions to Urban Challenges” Conference Speech

Indigenous Voices: Glimpses into the Margins of Modern Development (by Jeffrey Warner): presentation introduction for the "Partnership for Change - Finding Creative Solutions to Urban Challenges" conference; Chulalongkorn University; Bangkok, Thailand; March 2-3, 2015 “Thank you Dr. Bussakorn, Dr. Kjell, Khun Toto, and all other support staff for organizing this important conference. Being here today [...]

The ‘De of Development: Cover Image Explained

We, as a global community, are perhaps at a pivotal point in our history. Our human condition is changing in form, nature, and substance. This is an alchemical transmutation, as we are interacting with a globalized world to the extent that humanity has never before experienced. Macro-scale global development impacts are evermore conglomerating and [...]

Mae Sot Madness: Busting Up Foundations of Greed

As I glided to a near stop while approaching a stoplight in Mae Sot, Thailand, dense thudding sounds took over my conscious mind. A group of men (likely Burmese migrants) were busting up a former concrete structure, essentially barehanded, and likely still are as I write this — one blow at at a time.  Thud! [...]

2016-12-14T20:44:08+07:00April 4th, 2014|Categories: Northern Thailand|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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