Sub-Urban Experience: Criticized for Poverty Tourism


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The Sub-Urban Experience, a course in applied homelessness run by Mike Momany, has been severely criticized for capitalizing on the plight of the homeless.

Momany asserts that his business is a learning experience, shedding light on the real deal of homelessness in Seattle. Momany tells reporters that he will change your "look and persona into an anonymous homeless person."


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