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How Sexism And Other Issues Occupied the Occupy Movement

They took to the streets, they railed at the One Percent, they pushed for change and equality and fairness. But sometimes, the people of the Occupy Wall Street movement failed to be inclusive themselves.

You decide: is "Hot Chicks of Occupy Wall Street" complimentary, or sexist?

Heather McKee Hurwitz, sociologist and feminist scholar explores that and other situations in her book Are We the 99%? The Occupy Movement, Feminism, and Intersectionality.

We learn more about the people and practices of the Occupy movement and its legacy in a chat with the author.

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