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Occupy as Form: Sara Kimberlin

“We are the 99%.” The catchy tagline resonates with a diversity of protesters and spectators, calling for solidarity across lines of difference. But how solid is that solidarity?

Who do those who identify as “the 99%” imagine to be the fellow occupants of this righteous percentage? They seem to allow for hipsters and hippies, artists and activists, unemployed millenials and involuntary early retirees… But do they include as one of their own the homeless man who occupied the park before it was Occupied?

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