The Saddest Thing About Betrayal is That It Never Comes From Your Enemies

Why sellouts and traitors are hated and despised more than the outsider with their knee on your neck

A notebook I bought depicting an old world map on the cover and the words, “‘Explore, Dream, Discover” to which I added the words, “Invade Occupy, Enslave, Loot, Kill Kill Kill.” Not all members of empires undertake to do the dirty deeds, but all do benefit, materially. A few stand up and say, “Not in my name.”

In seeking to describe reality, we tend to talk in generalities. There are always exceptions, but to discern patterns of human behaviour over time and space, one does not…

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Aza Y. Alam

Aza Y. Alam

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Exploring the entanglements of gender, race and class during this era of the Eurokleptocene. Let’s do better, one story, one learning, one comment at a time.