Future Forward Party dissolution risks widening generation gap in Thai politics

BANGKOK - Thailand's "red versus yellow" political divide is fading, but a new fault line is emerging, this time between the young and the old. The dissolution of the Future Forward Party, which is the second largest opposition party in Parliament, will most likely widen this cleavage.

While the bitter, sometimes violent conflict over the past decade pitted an emerging middle class against a conservative royalist establishment, the young are now squarely facing off with the old.

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