Myanmar 101: From Colonialism to Coronavirus

Asia Matters | 27 April 2020 | 0h 34m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Thant Myint-U abut his book The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century. Discusses how has Myanmar fared in the coronavirus pandemic; the challenges ahead for the country; the structural problems rooted in the country’s past; and the Rohingya, whose exodus from Rakhine state continues even amidst the pandemic.

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