Last year I was the only journalist who dared to unequivocally criticise the performative nature of the #CEOSleepout event.
It wasn’t long after I hit “Publish” on “The CEO Pikeout: How the Rich & Powerful Do Charity” that the CEOs started to respond. They said my words will stop people supporting the event and ultimately I’m HURTING homeless people. They asked what I was doing to help? They called me an attention seeker and said I slandered their good deeds just to make a name for myself.
My writing was a thorn unexpectedly and unrepentantly wedged deep into the sides of people who thought they were doing the right thing. Read more