Saturday, January 30, 2010

“20 Things that Happen in 1 Minute” Graphic

How do we talk about ableism (and racism) in a document like this?

How do we talk about "birth defects" that result from environmental racism and not reinforce ideas about a "normal" or proper body?

I think this could be a useful too but not without some serious unpacking.


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via Sociological Images by gwen on 1/30/10

p.j. sent me this graphic that shows a number of things that happen in 1 minute. She found it at a website that gives insurance quotes, oddly enough, but in general the sources don't appear to me to be ones that would be prone to industry-friendly bias:

NOTE: Readers are making some really interesting points about the representations here in the comments, so check 'em out.

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Things you can do from here:


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