World-Outlook Readers Respond to Subscription/Financial Appeal

The following are notes two readers sent World-Outlook in response to the appeal to our readers for help with expanding the number of subscribers and for financial assistance in covering the costs of maintaining and improving the site. We want to express our gratitude to both readers for their notes, which we are publishing with their permission.

World-Outlook/Panorama-Mundial editors


September 30, 2022

To the editors of World-Outlook

In response to your question on whether I made a mistake by checking the monthly box for my donation, I do intend to make my $100 contribution to World-Outlook as a monthly pledge.

In the absence of any semblance of a revolutionary workers party I don’t know any other way I can make a meaningful political/financial contribution to the world. As long as I can keep doing occasional work and musical gigs to supplement Social Security, I can afford it.

Mexican artist Diego Rivera was commissioned in 1932 to do a mural in the middle of Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center. In 1934, the legendary artist’s work was chiseled off the wall. After its destruction, Rivera recreated the version depicted above, which is on display at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. (Photo: Museo Frida Kahlo)

I know you see World-Outlook as a very modest effort, but for me each time I receive an issue (a blog?), it’s like being thrown a life preserver. It is so very frustrating to witness the social disaster that threatens humanity today knowing that revolutionary continuity has essentially been lost. World-Outlook offers at least a glimmer of that continuity. I greatly appreciate the work of the editors and other contributors to World-Outlook.

By the way, if you need extra copy-editing help, I’d be happy to do some.

Rick Berman

Editors’ reply: Rick, thank you very much! We welcome your offer for assistance with copy-editing. Your first assignment is coming soon.


September 27, 2022

Just a reminder to readers that even if you can’t financially contribute, hitting the “LIKE” button and sharing the link on Twitter (@WorldOutlook3) and/or Facebook (@World-Outlook) helps the blog to find new readers more easily. Making a habit of liking and sharing these powerful documents of workers efforts to improve their working conditions will only help all of us.

Diana Scalera

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