SOCIALIST WORKER is obviously not owned by some millionaire or corporation. Nor do we carry corporate advertising.
That allows Socialist Worker to be independent. Advertising is the main source of revenue for most national newspapers.
National and local papers in Britain last year pocketed over £4.9 billion in advertising revenues between them.
In contrast the only funds Socialist Worker gets are from readers who want to see a regular socialist paper they can rely on.
That is why alongside our circulation drive we are also launching a financial appeal.
We want to raise £150,000. Every penny will go into making sure you have the kind of paper you want in the months ahead.
HELP RAISE MONEY
1 Make a donation yourself
Donate online at http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/swappeal.php4
2 Use a collection sheet and get your workmates, co-students and friends to donate to the appeal
3 Ask anyone you know who has been on a demo or involved in a campaign to contribute
4 Organise local fundraising events, like raves or film showings. Do a car boot sale or a sponsored cycle ride...use your imagination.
5 For advice ring appeal office on 020 7538 2707
6 Ask everyone who buys Socialist Worker, however often, to contribute
7 Send all donations to Socialist Worker Appeal, PO Box 82, London E3 3LH or you can donate online or phone 020 7538 2707 for credit/debit card donations.
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GEORGE GALLOWAY MP
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