The House that Airbnb Built Seems More for Show than for Shelter

The heads of Airbnb recently extended an offer to shelter 20,000 refugees from Afghanistan while consistently ignoring homeless and displaced Americans.

Last summer when I was home recording an episode of my podcast Sick Empire, titled Homelessness and Rent Tension, I opened the show with a personal story of how years ago I experienced a brief period of homelessness. 

It felt freeing to be so vulnerable about such a deeply traumatizing situation. I recovered rather quickly fro…

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