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Terry LaBan

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Many nonprofits have seen a big dip in support in the first part of 2021, and here at In These Times, donation income has fallen by more than 20% compared to last year. For a lean publication like ours, a drop in support like that is a big deal.

After everything that happened in 2020, we don't blame anyone for wanting to take a break from the news. But the underlying causes of the overlapping crises that occurred last year remain, and we are not out of the woods yet. The good news is that progressive media is now more influential and important than ever—but we have a very small window to make change.

At a moment when so much is at stake, having access to independent, informed political journalism is critical. To help get In These Times back on track, we’ve set a goal to bring in 500 new donors by July 31. Will you be one of them?

Terry LaBan has worked for In These Times since 1990. His comic strip, Edge City”, is nationally syndicated by King Features Syndicate and appears daily in numerous papers, including the Chicago Sun-Times, and he writes Disney comics for Egmont in Europe. Along with other freelance work, LaBan does a semi-regular feature for Nickelodeon Magazine called Fiona of the Felines” and is currently studying digital design. Find more of his work at www​.laba​nara​ma​.com.
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In These Times is funded entirely by readers like you, but through the first half of 2021, reader donations are down 20% compared to last year. If that continues, it could spell real trouble for In These Times. We’re running a short fundraising drive (from now until July 31) to get things back on track. Will you chip in?