America Is A Poor Country In A Gucci Belt

I was talking to someone on Twitter and then they revealed that they were homeless. This was confusing to me because… how are we talking? Homeless people in Sri Lanka are not on Twitter.

The usual idea is the Sri Lanka is poor and America is rich, but this isn’t quite true. Americans are poor with…



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at