On Being Invisible: Our Nation’s Veterans

This essay is part of a series inspired by our Winter 2012 Social Justice issue. The first one was posted September 2011, and all feature people who have helped make marginalized segments of our world more visible to mainstream America through poetry, prose and visual art. In the Sixties, nearly everyone I knew was–directly or indirectly–touched by the Vietnam War. Even my […]

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On Being Invisible: Our Elderly

This essay is part of a series inspired by our Winter 2012 Social Justice issue. The first one was posted September 2011, and all feature people who have helped make marginalized segments of our world more visible to mainstream America through poetry, prose and visual art. Compared to others in the developed world, the United States is a young nation. Only […]

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On Being Invisible: Our Nation’s Incarcerated

This essay is part of a series inspired by our Winter 2012 Social Justice issue. The first one was posted September 2011, and all feature people who have helped make marginalized segments of our world more visible to mainstream America through poetry, prose and visual art. Not long ago, I learned that Russia has the third highest incarceration rate in the […]

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On Being Invisible: Foreign Authors

This essay is one of a series inspired by the Little Patuxent Review Winter 2012 Social Justice issue. The first one was posted September 2011, and all feature people who have helped make marginalized segments of our world visible to mainstream America through poetry, prose and visual art. When Swedish writer, poet and translator Tomas Tranströmer was awarded the 2011 […]

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On Being Invisible: Welfare Recipients

This essay is one of a series inspired by the Little Patuxent Review Winter 2012 Social Justice issue. The first was posted September 2011, and all feature individuals who have helped make marginalized segments of our world visible to mainstream America through poetry, prose and visual art. This September, the Census Bureau released a report indicating that a record 46.2 […]

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