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Tell us about yourself. Who are you anyway? Why do you come to rabble? We want to know.

Your opinion and feedback is very important to us. We know a little bit about you already: we know you care about social change and being informed. We know that you are engaged and political. We know that you don't only come to rabble to read: you listen and share podcasts, activist tools and video -- and you share your opinion. We are looking forward to getting to know our readers better.

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