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This year marks rabble's 15th anniversary and you are a big part of why we are here. We want you to celebrate this special milestone with us.

For a limited time, we'll be giving anyone who donates to rabble as a monthly supporter of $5 the best of rabble 15th anniversary edition -- an edited collection of some of the very best of our history as Canada's longest-lasting online independent news website.

But there is more: rabble also has some big fans who help us out whenever we need to ask for cash -- including people like author Lawrence Hill and director Michael Moore. Donate $15 a month or more right now, and you can also choose as a reward either a copy of Hill's latest book The Illegal or a copy of Moore's latest documentary Where to Invade Next.

Become a rabble monthly supporter at $15 or more and receive both the best of rabble 15th anniversary edition and your choice of one other gift. Just go here, donate, and send us into the next 15 years with the cash to hire the next generation of independent journalists, writers and thinkers who fight for social change in Canada every day.

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We've done the math. In our 15th year, we only need to find 150 new subscribers to donate $15/month. Can we count on you to support rabble's 15th anniversary by becoming a supporter? Take a look at our donation page here or if you can't make a donation now, tell your friends about why rabble matters here

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