Should the Red Shirts break from Thaksin to build their own radical socialist organization?

Thailand’s ‘parallel war’: Thaksin and the Red, September 9, 2012
…Just like in Gluckstein’s parallel Second World War, the ability of “the people” or the Red Shirts to achieve their goals depends on the degree of political self-organisation, independent from the ruling class. There may be thousands of disappointed Red Shirts, but their inability to form a united progressive movement to fight for freedom and equality has allowed the UDD Red Shirt leaders to police the movement and make sure that it serves only the interests of the Pheu Thai government…

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