rabble blogs are the personal pages of some of Canada's most insightful progressive activists and commentators. All opinions belong to the writer; however, writers are expected to adhere to our guidelines. We welcome new bloggers -- contact us for details.

Our new year's resolution is to get in shape -- financial shape

Are you still hitting the gym, cutting back on Second Dessert, and being nicer to your neighbour? Perhaps you are resolved to be more involved? One great way to make a contribution to your community is to help us keep our resolution -- to get in better (financial) shape. We are determined to have more stable funding and the best way to do that is to have many people giving a little bit.

With a few hundred thousand people visiting rabble every month we need under 1% of our visitors to donate $20 to beat our donation drive goal and meet our new year's resolution. Donations can be made at rabble.ca/donate. Please help us out today!

Know what helps meet a resolution? Rewards. So every week during our donation drive we do a draw for prizes. You could win great prizes such as one of 25 Beacon Bike Lights, one of five Canadian CD music packs, our new rabble.ca tote bag, or even a year's supply of Zatoun Fair Trade Extra Virgin Olive Oil (six 750 ml bottles).

Now, off for a healthy walk...


We welcome your comments! rabble.ca embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on rabble.ca and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:


  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.


  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.