We are less than two weeks away from our Nov. 30 deadline and we are getting close to our $50,000 goal. We're now counting down the days, and each minute counts in trying to reach out to all of the supporters -- new and old alike -- that we possibly can.
By now we are at well over $30,000, and if we can receive the same steady stream of support that we have been getting all along, we know we can make that goal, with your help.
Our country-wide network of mobilized readers and rabble-rousers makes up a strong contingent of activists, commentators, and journalists from all over Canada. Will you join them right now and chip in to support our independent media work?
So many wonderful voices and heroes have supported our campaign this year.
Read Monia Mazigh on helping us continue to bring new voices and angles to the site.
Read Pam Palmater on supporting our path to common purpose and change.
Read Judy Rebick on helping us as we turn 18 and take it to the next level.
Read Brent Patterson on supporting news from the frontlines.
Read Humberto DaSilva on where he starts his day. (Hint: on rabble.ca)
Please add your name to our community of supporters! If you already are a supporter -- thank you! Our current supporters can increase their impact by encouraging three friends to donate, by adding to your donation, or by changing from a single donation to a monthly donation.
At rabble, we don't see our work as insular, but as an extension and amplification of the work of social movements and frontline activism, from coast to coast. The ordinary but extraordinary work of citizens chipping in all over Canada is what we thrive on.
You are what makes rabble what it is. And you can continue to make our work sustainable, well into the future. We maintain our commitment to a reader-funded model, because we know it works, and because you are a part of our mission.
Chip in today at rabble.ca/donate
And don't forget that our book giveaway is still happening. Our offer extends until Nov. 30; the perfect time to get your holiday reading gifts for your friends and family.
Become a monthly supporter at $5/month or more and receive a free copy of Corporatizing Canada: Making Business out of Public Service.
Become a monthly supporter at $8/month or more and receive your free copy of Corporatizing Canada AND choose a copy of EITHER The Reconciliation Manifesto, by Arthur Manuel, with Grand Chief Ronald Derrickson OR David Austin's Moving Against the System.
No matter how you help, know that it makes a real difference. It makes a difference on the stories and the news that is heard in Canada. It makes a difference to the social movements ignored or belittled by corporate media. It makes a difference to those trying to make a difference.
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. 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.