Harper and company would love for us to stop paying attention. Big oil would love for us to stop reporting on the tar sands. Big business would love for us to stop talking about labour rights.
Not going to happen. As long as we are around we will tell the stories that need to be told. As long as we are around we will be a voice for positive change.
Thousands of people read rabble.ca -- at no cost -- each day*. But we can’t do it without community support. Will you join our community of supporters right now?
Our annual supporting membership drive ends this Friday, July 12, and we still need about 50 more people to pitch in to make our goal of 200 new members. It takes just a few minutes and a few dollars to make a real difference.
Five dollars a month is what we are asking of people to keep us going. Monthly donations provide us with funds we can count on, something especially important for a non-profit like us. This kind of support is so important to us, we sweetened the deal.
We partnered with some friends to offer a great “thank you” gift for those that donate five dollars a month -- a free print magazine subscription. You can pick from great titles like Canadian Dimension, Our Times, and The New Internationalist. If you give at least $8/month we will also send you Best of rabble.ca, 2013 edition.
If you are already a supporter, first our sincere thanks. Second, please pass this request on to a friend or use this “tell a friend” tool to spread the word.
You can support us right here: www.rabble.ca/membership.
Thank you to all supporters who keep rabble alive.
NB: Membership not your thing? To make a donation at any time, go to http://rabble.ca/donate
* According to Google Analytics, rabble reaches up to 450,000 unique visitors each month.
Thank you for reading this story…
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all, while striving to make it sustainable as well. Media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our main supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help. You are what keep us sustainable.
rabble.ca has staked its existence on you. We live or die on community support -- your support! We get hundreds of thousands of visitors and we believe in them. We believe in you. We believe people will put in what they can for the greater good. We call that sustainable.
So what is the easy answer for us? Depend on a community of visitors who care passionately about media that amplifies the voices of people struggling for change and justice. It really is that simple. When the people who visit rabble care enough to contribute a bit then it works for everyone.
And so we’re asking you if you could make a donation, right now, to help us carry forward on our mission. Make a donation today.