we Don't Need to 'Lean In,' We Need to Dismantle

Reviewed: Lean In by Sheryl Strayed

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I started Lean In with a little optimism — the bestseller has been bouncing around the hands of many well-respected colleagues of mine, and the media buzz it garnered about women’s rights in the workplace started some important conversations both nationally and in the office. But after powering through the book in a near-perpetual eye roll, I realized Sandberg’s clumsily written half-thoughts on feminism (thoughts she reluctantly introduces as “sort of a feminist manifesto”) are painfully damaging to the feminist movement.

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