Tribalism and the State (Spoiler: The State Always Wins)

During my years out in the desert town of Al Ain in the UAE, I came up against a number of students who were, to say the least, proudly ignorant.  It was fucking annoying as all hell to work with them.  Being thick was a badge of honor for some of them, and learning about … Continue reading Tribalism and the State (Spoiler: The State Always Wins)