Two Americas: COVID & Community

Recently, I sat down with author and photographer Chris Arnade to discuss his book Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America. We talked about inequality, class, and, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic. The ongoing public health emergency has revealed fissures and stress points throughout our society. One key disparity between social classes is an absence…

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Sitting in America’s Back Row

Several weeks ago, I attended a conversation between photographer and writer Chris Arnade and University of Notre Dame professor Patrick Deneen. The discussion focused on Arnade’s recent book Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America (Sentinel, 2019).

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