Infographics: Happy Belated Labor Day

You may have noticed our (relative) absence yesterday. That’s because it was Labor Day, which we observed by not blogging (too much). But we want to wish everyone a Happy Belated Labor Day! These infographics represent some issues we should be thinking about not just on Labor Day, but all year round. Because labor and exploitation effects everyone. Like (and these are obviously intersecting groups)…

WOMEN

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WOMEN OF COLOR


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TRANS

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IMMIGRANTS

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IMMIGRANT WOMEN

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CHILDREN

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FAMILIES

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FORCED WORKERS

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CONSUMERS

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This is by no means an exhaustive list. If you find any good infographics representing populations who aren’t represented here, please comment with a link and I will add.

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Born and raised on the mean streets of New York City’s Upper West Side, Katie Halper is a comic, writer, blogger, satirist and filmmaker based in New York. Katie graduated from The Dalton School (where she teaches history) and Wesleyan University (where she learned that labels are for jars.) A director of Living Liberally and co-founder/performer in Laughing Liberally, Katie has performed at Town Hall, Symphony Space, The Culture Project, D.C. Comedy Festival, all five Netroots Nations, and The Nation Magazine Cruise, where she made Howard Dean laugh! and has appeared with Lizz Winstead, Markos Moulitsas, The Yes Men, Cynthia Nixon and Jim Hightower. Her writing and videos have appeared in The New York Times, Comedy Central, The Nation Magazine, Gawker, Nerve, Jezebel, the Huffington Post, Alternet and Katie has been featured in/on NY Magazine, LA Times, In These Times, Gawker,Jezebel, MSNBC, Air America, GritTV, the Alan Colmes Show, Sirius radio (which hung up on her once) and the National Review, which called Katie “cute and some what brainy.” Katie co-produced Tim Robbins’s film Embedded, (Venice Film Festival, Sundance Channel); Estela Bravo’s Free to Fly (Havana Film Festival, LA Latino Film Festival); was outreach director for The Take, Naomi Klein/Avi Lewis documentary about Argentine workers (Toronto & Venice Film Festivals, Film Forum); co-directed New Yorkers Remember the Spanish Civil War, a video for Museum of the City of NY exhibit, and wrote/directed viral satiric videos including Jews/ Women/ Gays for McCain.

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