Help out Rania!

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Raised by 336 people in 30 months
Rania Khalek is an independent journalist whose work has appeared in The Nation, The Intercept, Alternet, and other major publications - and she needs your help.

In recent months, a small group of activists have worked to blacklist Rania from work opportunities in response to positions she has taken on the war in Syria. And not just Syria-related work. This week, for example, they successfully lobbied to cancel a speech she was scheduled to give on Israel and police violence in the United States. That effort follows a massive pressure campaign leading to her resignation from The Electronic Intifada late last year, and the group targeting her has promised to continue to blacklist her for the foreseeable future.

Because of these efforts, Rania is facing serious financial challenges. She is an independent journalist with no alternative sources of income, and she needs some minimal funding simply to find future work and pay for necessities. If her critics succeed in this campaign, they will have successfully weaponized poverty to silence an independent journalist. People of conscience absolutely cannot allow a small group of activists to normalize this kind of blacklisting against struggling left journalists.

Please take a stand against blacklisting and donate generously. All proceeds will fund future reporting by Rania, including expenses for upcoming travel to the Middle East.
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Thank you so much! We've met our goal!! I'm going to keep this open in case you'd like to donate further to my work and living expenses.
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Laurel McGhee
30 months ago
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She can easily.get another job.

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Mary Hassan Ali Rizzo
29 months ago
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so interesting that she refers to herself in the third person. But even more interesting is this sense of extreme entitlement she has. There are dozens of actual citizen journalists in Syria who are struggling to survive, much less to "pay for necessities" (whatever that may be in her point of view). I sure hope that the money raised for her Travels to the Middle East have no partying and nightlife elements to them. That would be a slap in the face to all the serious journalists living in danger and extreme poverty.

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Michelle Dean
29 months ago
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Oh dear, my heart bleeds. Look at my tears.

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Zahra Hankir
29 months ago
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is this for real?

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Laurie King
29 months ago
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Shameless.

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Raised by 336 people in 30 months
Created February 28, 2017
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6 months ago
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27 months ago
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28 months ago
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28 months ago
JW
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Jay W
29 months ago

Tired of mainstream media lies.

BJ
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Bill Jacobson
29 months ago
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Anonymous
29 months ago
$5
Anonymous
29 months ago
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Ashoka Mukpo
29 months ago

I don't agree with everything you write, but your critics are just so full of shit.

RE
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Rami Elamine
29 months ago
Laurel McGhee
30 months ago
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6

She can easily.get another job.

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Mary Hassan Ali Rizzo
29 months ago
3
3

so interesting that she refers to herself in the third person. But even more interesting is this sense of extreme entitlement she has. There are dozens of actual citizen journalists in Syria who are struggling to survive, much less to "pay for necessities" (whatever that may be in her point of view). I sure hope that the money raised for her Travels to the Middle East have no partying and nightlife elements to them. That would be a slap in the face to all the serious journalists living in danger and extreme poverty.

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Michelle Dean
29 months ago
3
3

Oh dear, my heart bleeds. Look at my tears.

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Zahra Hankir
29 months ago
1
1

is this for real?

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Laurie King
29 months ago
1
1

Shameless.

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