spiked needs your help

We're the online magazine dedicated to raising the horizons of humanity – but in order to do so, we need to raise money, too.

Brendan O'Neill

Brendan O'Neill
chief political writer

Topics Politics

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Dear reader,

spiked needs £10,000.

Earlier this year, we launched a fund-drive. We announced that we needed to raise £40,000 to continue making sense of the world (and some trouble) in the coming period.

I’m delighted to say that, thanks to YOU, our generous readers, we are three-quarters of the way there. The 30 grand that you have donated so far has helped to keep spiked alive and kicking (against the pricks).

Now we need to raise the remaining £10,000.

spiked may be long on ideas (which I hope is why you read our stuff) but we are always short on cash. We’re the magazine with the big mouth but the small bank account.

We have no big benefactor or super-rich media mogul to keep us afloat – instead our readers are our life-support machine.

Your generous support over the past few months has allowed spiked to expand: to publish more cutting-edge daily commentary and to launch the spiked review of books. The monthly review is fast establishing itself as a key arena for alternative thinking, a laboratory for risky thought experiments.

Now we want to expand further still. We’d like to hire more staff, and develop our coverage of international affairs. Reaching our £40,000 target will help us move in the right direction.

As many of you know, spiked is dedicated to raising the horizons of humanity – but in order to do so, we need to raise money, too.

Help us to raise the outstanding £10,000 by putting your money where your mouse is, and donating to spiked TODAY. Regular monthly donations are best, as they allow us to plan and think ahead – but one-off donations are warmly welcomed too.

Click here to make monthly donations.

Click here to make a one-off donation.

Yours sincerely,

Brendan O’Neill
Editor, spiked

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Topics Politics


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