It's always amazing to see the volume of support that a small but fierce publication such as rabble.ca can turn up, even within the confines of capacity and resources -- and the turmoil of everything happening this year.
Thank you to the many of you who have chipped in, signed up and shared rabble's letters to friends and families, and personally stood by our side in the fight for media democracy.
Right now, rabble.ca is at $45,000 -- that is, 90 per cent of the way to its $50,000 summer goal. And though some of you are possibly heading back to school and work, I'd like to ask -- if you haven't had a chance yet to donate for rabble's summer fundraising drive -- if you're able to chip in now to take rabble over the top!
For nearly 20 years rabble has had a deep-rooted commitment to the labour movement, and social and environmental justice struggles around the country.
In the era of COVID-19 -- and with so many precarious systems exposed -- Canada, more than ever, needs to be reminded of the power of collective action and fearless labour organizing, and the benefits of a strong and protected workforce. Allow us to see this through, and amplify this message in the coming months.
On the eve of rabble's $50,000 fundraising goal, would you be able to make a special donation to make this fundraiser a success? Every dollar counts.
Thank you for being a part of rabble's story.
Bob Gallagher, USW rep and board member
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.