Workplace sales of Socialist Worker continue to grow apace, with 23 sold at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 17 at Liverpool Royal Infirmary, 16 at the BT call centre in Sunderland, 11 at Glacier Metals, 10 at Wandsworth council housing office, 7 at St George's Hospital in south London, and 4 at Severn-Trent Water in Nottingham. Central London workplace sales last week included 6 sold at Mount Pleasant post office, 5 at both the British Library and Camden council's Crowndale Centre, plus 4 at St Mary's Hospital.
Despite the weather 114 papers were sold in Sheffield city centre on Saturday plus 30 in Hillsborough, 107 at Newcastle's Monument and 49 in Oxford. In London 74 were sold in Brixton, 72 in Cardiff, 70 in Wood Green, 54 in Hammersmith and 39 in Camden Town.
77 people joined the Socialist Workers Party in the last week, with 19 people at the protest against the WTO at Euston last Tuesday; 12 at Socialism in Scotland; 5 in Oxford; 4 at the Miss World picket and in Liverpool; 3 in Brighton, Thames Valley University and at the Lambeth mayoral hustings; 2 in Glasgow City, Camberwell, Tooting and Wood Green; 1 in Lowestoft, Hove, Euston, Northbrook College, Battersea, Nottingham University, Hammersmith, Greenwich University, Swansea University, East Ham, Sheffield and Bristol University.
The on the spot coverage of the Seattle protests against capitalism gives us an opportunity to boost sales of Socialist Worker this week. Make sure every reader gets their copies immediately, encourage people to start selling to workmates, friends and classmates and, where people already sell, ask new people if they would like a copy.