Phrase doesn’t all the time get round evenly, so in case you missed it, right here’s the news!
In April 2023, LiisBeth Media, a number one feminist media publication targeted on feminist enterprise observe merged with rabble.ca, Canada’s longest operating (based, April 18, 2001) on-line, award-winning, lefty, unbiased, community-driven information outlet.
Since then, we now have been on fairly a jouney. However lovin’ each minute! Mergers, or on this case, mind-melds between two indie, underneath capitalized entities with lengthy to do lists is like travelling on a cow path versus a brilliant freeway. We’re diligently taking it one kilometre at a time.
Cofounded by Tonya Surman (Centre for Social Innovation), Mark Surman (Government Director, Mozilla Basis) and Judy Rebick (Canadian feminist activist, journalist) in 2001, rabble.ca is among the first digital journalism organizations in Canada, and the primary to include as non-profit. rabble.ca has been on the forefront of reporting on nationwide politics with a reputable progressive lens that centres problems with social actions, of labour, and of grassroots activism. Feminist journalism has all the time been a part of the editorial focus. With LiisBeth in the home, their protection of the feminist economic system will improve.
LiisBeth was launched in 2015 by pk mutch and grew to serve and inform over 30,000 distinctive annual readers and 2700 e-newsletter subscribers. The media enterprise additionally co-launched the Entrepreneurial Feminist Discussion board and sponsored many talks and occasions like VenusFest. The purpose was to boost consciousness and curiosity within the feminist enterprise house, assist feminist enterprises in no matter kind, and join feminist entrepreneurs globally.
LiisBeth and rabble.ca started working collectively in 2021. It was quickly clear that coming collectively can be helpful for each readership communities.
On the Merger
pk mutch, founder and writer of Liisbeth is happy about how this “exit in group” will evolve.
“The LiisBeth board and group are all tremendous pleased with this merger which took lots of care, thought and planning for a yr to bring to an end.”
The overarching purpose? Proceed to put money into nice feminist economic system reporting and produce these concepts and tales to a bigger, all gender viewers. Plus, deliver extra feminist enterprise content material, to extra folks; strengthening and amplifying our collective tradition making work.”
Mutch provides “To be clear. We didn’t “promote” LiisBeth. LiisBeth is a group and a dwelling system. You may’t promote a dwelling group. However you’ll be able to efficiently deliver communities collectively when everybody concerned cares about the identical issues. It’s an exit locally–versus an exit of financial extraction.”
To search out out extra, and meet the rabble.ca group, we invite you to observe the two-minute video (above) which explains the way it will all work.