Dear rabble readers:
Gift shopping getting you glum? Have we got a gift idea for you!
As 2017 comes to a close, you can give everyone on your list the gift of media democracy and support news for the rest of us.
Take a moment and make a gift of $10, $25 or more now.
As a community-supported non-profit media, rabble depends on generous donations from individuals and groups to survive and thrive. rabble has no corporate parent or primary foundation support. We have you.
What do you spend on TV, newspapers and magazines? What about Internet costs? If each of the more than 250,000 people who visited rabble last month contributed just a fraction of what they spend on mainstream media, we could do so much. Can you donate at least a month's cost of your newspaper subscription, cable, satellite, mobile or Internet costs to independent media? It is a small gift that will go a long way.
Plus, if you can give $8/month you could choose to receive this vital read:
The Reconciliation Manifesto: Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy by Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald Derrickson, with a preface by Naomi Klein
This compelling book does what rabble works to do every day - shine a light on key issues that we collectively need to address. Independent media like rabble depends on collective support so please visit rabble.ca/donate and make a difference. And feed that bookworm while you are at it.
Thank you for reading rabble - and for your support!
Warmest wishes for a joyous and peaceful holiday,
Kim Elliott, Publisher, and all of the workers at rabble.ca
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.