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I Savaged the #CEOSleepout in 2017 and I’m Not Sorry Today. Here’s Why.

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

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