American johatsu: meet the “evaporated people” of Japan–and contemplate the disappeared people of America

I was recently awakened to a situation in Japan--people who "disappear," due to the failures of Japanese society to create honorable outlets for marginalized and at risk peoples.They have a name that invokes mist, and the evisceration of social structure, and nuclear war--they are the "evaporated people." What is most striking is that there are … Continue reading American johatsu: meet the “evaporated people” of Japan–and contemplate the disappeared people of America