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Kristen Pue

Political scientist, nonprofits and philanthropy enthusiast, nasty woman

Kristen Pue is a Political Science PhD student at the University of Toronto, where she is researching the politics of nonprofits and philanthropy. Kristen has published on international trade, Canadian Constitutional law and politics, Canadian foreign policy, and conflict minerals. She has a Master of Global Affairs degree from the University of Toronto and a BA in Political Science from the University of Alberta.
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We Must Avoid Repeating The Mistakes Of Occupy Wall Street

Intersectionality means that different systems of discrimination are connected. Gender issues "intersect" with issues of class, sexuality, disability, and race. For instance, Indigenous women are much more likely than non-Indigenous women to be the victims of violent crime. Intersectional resistance, then, is about fighting inequality and oppression across identity lines.
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