Reportages from the U.S.

This page contains reportages on American life, about which a note: inasmuch as "private" in the American context is a word synonymous with privilege, exclusivity, advantage, prerogative, desirability, accomplishment, and so forth––an aspect of American civilization I find deeply troubling––the works in this section look to and into the "public" as something more than just the private's amorphous exterior. Rather they look to the public as a potentiality and a source of power, sometimes in the direction of dissent and progressive goals, and sometimes not.