June 24, 2016
Airbnb AIRBNB 0.00% has really had a tough go of it lately when it comes to race-based and other incidents of discrimination on their platform. They’ve been the subject of a lawsuit, hashtag activism, and embarrassing public relations disasters. It’s become increasingly clear that the sharing economy reveals some really troubling things about race, gender and power. In the world we live in, and in which Airbnb operates, certain ‘sharing’ is more desirable than others. And all the diversity managers in the world aren’t going to be able to fix that….
Source: http://fortune.com/2016/06/24/airbnb-racism-sharing-economy/