Each day, more and more Canadians resolve to shed a traditional source of news, entertainment, or information. Corporate media really is losing its influence-peddling grip on Canadians. At rabble, we’re feeling the effects of this change every day -- higher demand for our news coverage, record-breaking web traffic, a huge increase in our readership -- so much so that over the federal election, rabble reached over one million readers!
Be a part of the change and ring in the New Year with new media. Make a resolution for 2016 to support independent media with a donation today.
Over the next two months of our winter fundraiser rabble must raise $50,000 from our readers like you to continue reporting and implement our vital strategy for 2016. These plans include revamping our website, launching a Trudeau Watch series, and amplifying the work of social justice organizations.
Canadians abandoning tradition is both necessary and bold. But independent media is not inevitable. It takes your help. It takes you making a resolution for the New Year to be a part of the change. You’ve already supported rabble just by being a reader or having been a current or past donor. For that, we thank you. We couldn’t have made it this far without you
If you want us to keep making change, fighting for social justice and feel strongly that rabble needs to be better, have a better website, keep a watchful eye on Trudeau, and cover the activists and groups fighting for social change across the country, well, then you have to do something about it, don't you? Make your contribution right now.
No amount is too big or too small for 2016. And if you donate now, you'll be glad you did.
Bonus: monthly donors of $8 or more receive a gift of either Pam Palmater's new book Indigenous Nationhood or a DVD copy of This Changes Everything, the new film by Avi Lewis.
Let’s make 2016 a year of change.
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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. But 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 only supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help.
If everyone who visits rabble and likes it chipped in a couple of dollars per month, our future would be much more secure and we could do much more: like the things our readers tell us they want to see more of: more staff reporters and more work to complete the upgrade of our website.
We’re asking if you could make a donation, right now, to set rabble on solid footing in 2017.