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Take a journey with us through 2018

While we can't have everyone over to show slides of our journey through 2018, we can invite you to peruse our annual report!

Every year, rabble.ca releases a comprehensive annual report to share what we've been doing and how we spend the money we receive from the community and our sustaining partners. You can find our last 13 years of reports here, including our 2018 report. While there are no regulations that require us to publish our annual report publicly, we feel it's important to be transparent and open about how we operate, and truth be told, we're proud of what we manage to accomplish with a budget that's a mere fraction of those of similar organizations.

As you'll see in our report, rabble took on 2018 with a fury! While the fear-mongering continued and surge of right-wing populism across the world grew, pushback against an emerging politics of hate has grown in equal if not greater measure. We've been on the frontlines as young people in communities around the world take the lead, from the student climate strikers to the kids and families demonstrating against Doug Ford's austerity budget in Ontario, youth around the world have led the way to building a progressive, climate-safe future.

The new generation is leading collective efforts to prevent climate breakdown, address gender-based violence online and in our communities, take on human rights challenges, support Indigenous resistance movements, elect an unprecedented number of diverse and progressive young LGBTQ+ women in electoral politics, and more.

In 2018, people and communities continued to mobilize together with hope to fight for a better world. And that's what we are here for at rabble.ca.

If you like what you see in these pages, and if you want to support our work, please don't hesitate -- become a rabble community member right here!

And if you have a couple of minutes, do not forget to fill out our 2019 visitor survey. It  goes a long way in helping us to provide the best content that you want to see at rabble! It will be live until the end of May right here.

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.

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