The former Vice President of the Government and former leader of Podemos Pablo Iglesiasthat after the electoral bump suffered in Madrid decided to try as an opinion leader in the media that the communist billionaire Jaume Roures made him available, and as a columnist in pro-independence newspapers such as the proetarra Garaseeks to maintain its own means of propaganda, R(e)d channelfor which he asks his supporters to contribute financially.
Manu Levinthe collaborator of churches in the program agitprop communist Baseexpressed in a statement sent to a potential public: “I had already been warned that changing the rules of the game was going to be quite an adventure, but I never imagined that it would be as gigantic as this one.”
In the statement, he stresses that a few months ago they jumped “into a pool” in which they knew “there was no water” and he is pleased with the support they have obtained from “thousands of people”, who have contributed more than 400,000 euros to the project through a public collection (crowdfunding).
But Levin and churches they need more. «This injection is being a giant springboard for us: we have set up better stages, hired more staff and activated formats that we had planned for in a few months. But you know what? We cannot stop », he adds. That is to say: they need more moneywhich is requested below.
Within the Canal R(e)d page, and once you have registered with your data, you have several options to monthly payment: 9 euros, 12 euros or 15 euros. Those who are encouraged to pay 9 euros per month are notified: “You will help us expand our team and reinforce our protest tone.” Whoever contributes 12 euros is harangued like this: with this amount “we will keep our independence intact. Nothing and no one will mark our way ». And those who pay 15 euros are told: “We will launch new programs and improve the technical team.” Then, registered users are asked to provide your bank details or those of your credit card; and a button is in view through which they can decide other amount monthly to “donate”.
The irony of the matter is that to access news and contribute, the message launched by the media page is “Don’t let information remain in the hands of political and economic powers”. But churches He does not detach himself in this adventure from his mentor and patron, Rouressince the new channel is registered in the name of a company owned by the Catalan independentist businessman, president of Mediapro: Melancholic Films, SL in which he appears as sole administrator Roures.
The former Secretary General of Can He stated in various interviews that he did not believe in the private media and that, in his opinion, we must take “as a reference what they have done in Ecuadorin Argentina and in Venezuela». “That there are private media attacks freedom of expression,” he opined.