personal appeal from the Webmaster
started Antiwar.com, on December 9, 1995, I wanted to create
a site that would provide a counterweight to the pro-war media
in this country one that would provide comprehensive coverage
and analysis of the news from a noninterventionist point of
view. My goal was to take discussion of foreign policy out
of the ivory tower and bring it to the people because I
was convinced that it would soon become a pressing issue.
later, foreign policy is indeed at the center of our attention.
That, in part, accounts for the massive audience Antiwar.com
has built up. With over 2 million visitors a month, averaging
over 90,000 daily (and climbing) we are bringing the truth
about America's aggressive foreign policy of "global
hegemony" to the four corners of the earth and having
a real impact.
out as a strictly volunteer effort: people sent us donations,
unsolicited. Over the years, we've professionalized our approach,
as well as the site: we had to employ a staff, albeit a small
one, and become a nonprofit foundation. We've never been about
making money yet we do need to raise a certain amount each
quarter just to keep going.
imagined, in the beginning, what Antiwar.com would become
I never dared hope that we would one day reach millions.
Well, we are reaching millions but we can't continue to
do it without your help.
me, your support is never taken for granted. We are
working long hours, constantly updating and improving our
coverage of world events, so that we can say we've earned
your vote of confidence. And that vote is cast when you make
your 100% tax-deductible
needs your vote of confidence now, as never before. We don't
have any big corporate "sugar daddies" or foundation
support: the average contribution, amazingly enough, is around
50 bucks! And we need a lot of those just to stay afloat.
like these, you know you can't afford to be without Antiwar.com.
as much as you can, as soon as you can.
today. And thank you.