If you get News from Underground—by email, Twitter, Facebook, or by visiting the blog—I hope you’ll help us keep it going with a small donation. We don’t need much, as we’re a very modest and efficient operation; but it does cost us a little bit to keep it up; and so, from time to time, we have to turn to you for some assistance. And such a time is now. We need your help right now, or we will have to shut this service down on August 1st.

Now, when I say “small donation,” I do mean it. If things are tight for you right now (they’re pretty tight for most of us these days), you can arrange to have one dollar every month, or two, or five, sent automatically. (If you can manage somewhat more, that would be great, as it will help us keep our focus on the news.) Whatever you can do will mean a lot to us, because it means you want to help us make a difference.


And, as I’ve said before, that’s what we’re trying to do—and it’s a lot. It may not take a ton of money, but it does take time and thought, and technical resources, to find the news that people need to hear, and to present it, and explain it, in a way that makes its meaning and importance clear. By doing that daily work—and getting you to spread the word as well—we can get others to perceive that we need radical reform (some dare call it revolution), and that such change (real change) is possible.

Without you, we can’t do it. With you, we can certainly do that, and thereby help the rest do much, much more, by fighting back at last, until we win.


2 Comments to “How do you like News from Underground?”

  • I wish you would include links or “share on facebook” on the articles we get when we subscribe. I would share many of the articles, and it would probably get you more subscribers – who might donate! At least put an easy link so I could use that to forward your articles. Thanks!

  • Great feedback. We do have sharing tools set up on the site and through our RSS feed but thanks for the good feedback re: the mailing list, it’s something we’ll look into asap.

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