Thailand’s Sufficiency Economy Explained

December 5, 2020 (Brian Berletic – LD) -For millions of Thais, sufficiency economics – promoted throughout the life of King Rama 9 – serves as a blueprint for building sustainable wealth. Critics claim it is a scheme to convince people to embrace poverty and maintain the ruling elite’s grip on power.

I explain what sufficiency economy means and why critics – especially in the West – lie about it.

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LD (originally posted by Thailand’s Public Relations Office in 2011) – The New Theory and the Sufficiency Economy: https://newatlas.report/2011/07/wisdom-from-orient-self-sufficiency.html
Solar School – โรงเรียนศรีแสงธรรม บ้านดงดิบ อ.โขงเจียม จ.อุบลราชธานี: https://www.facebook.com/โรงเรียนศรีแสงธรรม-บ้านดงดิบ-อโขงเจียม-จอุบลราชธานี-277398268972464
Prachatai (US government-funded) – Andrew Walker: Sufficiency Economy, Sufficiency Democracy, and rural constitution: https://prachatai.com/english/node/746