More of my thoughts on why your donation matters:
We launched Truth Against the Machine months ago, and we’ve been passionately reporting on stories NO ONE else is covering. We’ve broken stories that have landed in the Washington Post and New York Times- because they weren’t there first and we were.
We have big plans to expand, grow, and become an even more significant force in independent media– including relaunching with a new name that we’ll announce soon, and I think you’re going to like it.
We have journalist Tyrone Heppard reporting on stories like Andrew Cuomo, who is raking in money from special interests, hand over fist. There’s Marquis Easly reporting on the Uranium mining going on, that’s spreading toxic chemicals through the air. We have Lauran Han reporting on the fact that schools in Illinois need funding by August 10th to stay open.
I could tell you about two dozen other stories that no one else is covering, but Truth Against the Machine is. This reporting matters. It’s what people are craving.
I know there are a lot of media companies out there asking you for donations. I’m not great at asking for money- and I don’t like asking for money. But the reason I’m doing this video now is that I want to get these stories out there and show you that we have great reporters at TATM working virtually for free until we are better funded through small-dollar donations because they want to bring you stories that matter.
TATM News is good independent journalism- and we won’t stop the fight. I want our journalists to be there to report on things BEFORE there’s another Flint- before there’s another catastrophe that goes unnoticed. Progressive movements are popping up everywhere, and no one is covering it. We want to. I want to do a lot- but Truth Against the Machine needs funds.
We can stay alive and thrive if you can give $5 today and if you press the share button and ask your friends to give $5 today.
If we can get 1,000 people to give $5 or $10 or whatever it is- one time or once a month- it would make a huge difference. The reason I launched Truth Against the Machine is because I can’t do it alone.
It’s not only a political revolution. It’s a journalism revolution, too.
We literally can’t do this without you. We don’t have corporate cash. We will never have big, scummy corporate donors who dictate what we report on. We are doing this for you.
Independent journalism will be the mainstream in 5 years. CNN and others are a dying breed. This is the future.
The way journalists stay pure and don’t sell out is through you. It’s not enough to bash the corporate media— let’s create the journalism we want.
Please, donate $5 today or commit to $5 per month. Please share this page and video with a friend- sharing is a free action you can take to help Truth Against the Machine grow.