Learn more about Member Benefits

A Firedoglake membership benefits package gives you access to a growing list of features, events and discounts. We’re constantly updating our member benefits in order to give our members the best return possible for your investment in Firedoglake.

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Friends – $45 per year

Member benefits include:

Get involved in local activism projects like Occupy Supply
Members can make their voices heard within our organization by participating in groundbreaking local activism projects like Occupy Supply, as well as discussions, planning sessions, workshops and voting. Members will work with us on devising these programs and improving MyFDL to offer tools and features that will help community members facilitate their own local organizing.

Members-only exclusive chats and discussions
Members have the privilege to participate in exclusive chats with FDL writers, progressive personalities like activist Lt. Dan Choi, whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, former Rep. Alan Grayson and many more.

Personalized membership card
This card is your identification as a Firedoglake member, and includes your name, unique membership number and the date and year you joined us.

25% discount for new members at CREDO Mobile
CREDO is an excellent, socially-conscious mobile phone provider with top-notch phones and great service. CREDO donates a portion of its profits to progressive causes voted on by its members. Firedoglake members will receive a 25% discount on their monthly service fee on new contracts for 12 months and contract buyout. Unfortunately, this offer is not available for current customers of CREDO Mobile.

15% off registration at Netroots Nation
FDL members receive a 15% discount off registration for Netroots Nation, the annual progressive conference attended by politicians, bloggers, and activists to share ideas and strategies on the direction of the progressive movement. This discount alone pays for the price of your membership!

Discounts at Chelsea Green Publishers
Members will have access to a wide range of discounts on books from socially-conscious publisher Chelsea Green.

15% off entire retail web purchases of $25+ from ECOBags.com
ECOBAGS has been making environmentally-friendly products for over 20 years, from reusable canvas bags to stainless steel water bottles and more. FDL Members will receive 15% off of total purchases of $25 or more (excluding shipping and handling).

FDL Stickers
A pack of 3 Union Made, waterproof stickers, perfect for your bumper, laptop or binder!


Benefactors – $120 per year

Member benefits include ALL of “Friends” membership, PLUS:

Choice of FDL t-shirt, tote bag or Occupy Supply Polartec Fleece Jacket
Take your pick of one free Firedoglake t-shirt or tote bag. Our t-shirts are Union Made and sweatshop-free, with our white logo silkscreened on soft black t-shirts. The Firedoglake tote bags are durable Chico totes with a navy blue logo on black. These bags can be folded up into a 3×4″ bag with a clip, making it ultra lightweight and portable. Our cozy Occupy Supply Polartec Classic 200 Extreme Cold Weather Fleece Jacket comes in forest green in Men’s sizes Medium and Large, and is perfect for blocking out the wind and cold. Click here to see an image of the t-shirt, click here to see our tote, and click here to see an image of the jacket


Gosprey Circle – $1,000 per year

The Gosprey Circle is named for the late FDL commenter and community member John Britton, aka Gosprey, who initially came up with the FDL Membership program as a way to better sustain our work. Click here for more information on the Gosprey Circle.

Invitation to annual Firedoglake dinner
Join FDL writers, editors and other staff members at an exclusive annual Firedoglake dinner. We’re holding a dinner each year (locations to be announced) to bring community members together and thank Gosprey Circle members for their investment in our work. The FDL dinner will include our wonderful writers as well as special guests and speakers.

Firedoglake t-shirt AND tote bag
Our t-shirts are Union Made, sweatshop-free with our white logo silkscreened on soft black t-shirts. The Firedoglake tote bags are durable Chico totes with a navy blue logo on black. These bags can be folded up into a 3×4″ bag with a clip, making it ultra lightweight and portable. Click here to see an image of the t-shirt, and click here to see our tote