Democracy And Jumbo Jets [From Bangkok Under Seize]

By Paul Reitman, expat from Nepal, stuck in Bangkok

[The Nepali version of this article, written two days ago, appeared in today’s Kantipur Daily]

Of late, there seems to be a growing relationship between democracy and jumbo jets, although there has always been some connection ever since Jumbos first took to the air. In recent times, struggles around democracy (or not) have involved hijackings of aircraft, the ramming of planes into skyscrapers, and as seen in Bangkok just this past week, the hostage-taking of several international airports. Continue reading Democracy And Jumbo Jets [From Bangkok Under Seize]

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