How AirBnB solved marriage equality through capitalism
After AirBNB launched what I consider to be a ridiculous campaign for marriage equality, I tried my hand at satire for the Sydney Morning Herald, with mixed responses (read the piece here). The piece got shared widely but some unfortunate souls didn’t realise it was satire and were a little upset with me.
Regardless of your views on corporate sponsorship, I think a healthy debate is required before activist groups get in bed with big corporations. Satire is one tool for examining these issues, and it’s the one I used in this case.