"At a time of crisis for working people across Canada the voices provided by alternative progressive media are more important than ever. Thank you for the work you do." Canadian Auto Workers Staff Representatives December 08
We are honoured to have the support of the CAW Staff Representatives, and are asking you to join them and make a donation to rabble for our winter fundraising campaign.
We are working hard to bring you coverage of the stories that matter to Canadians: the economic crisis, Gaza and Israel, the Olympics, the coalition, the federal election, and much much more. We have video, articles, blogs, podcasts, event listings and actions, but we can't do it without community support.
Will you support us with a donation right now?
Donors to our winter fundraising campaign will be entered into a draw to win one of the following "thank you" prizes:
* A weekend getaway on an island off the coast from Vancouver! We will fly you and a guest from anywhere in Canada to Vancouver, and then a short boat ride later you will be enjoying a stay at a beautiful cabin on a Gulf Island - with the cabin all to yourselves for a long weekend.* An ipod: listen to shows like rabble radio and watch rabbletv on the go!
* A Canadian independent music CD prize pack (5 sets) with 5 CDs with artists from rabbletv's indie inside program.
* A Fernwood Books prize pack (5 sets). Each set contains: Edible Action: Food Activism and Alternative Economics by Sally Miller; Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism by Jim Stanford; Guantanamo North: Terrorism and the Administration of Justice in Canada by Robert Diab; The World We Wish To See:Revolutionary Objectives in the Twenty First Century by Samir Amin; and Back Talk: Plays of Black Experience by Louise Delisle
Plus, if you give at least $50 we will send you a copy of the new Best of rabble.ca - 2.0 book!
Start the year off on the left foot and please donate to rabble today!
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.