Socialist Worker

Raging sales

Issue No. 1682

On Friday of last week 250 copies of Socialist Worker were sold outside Rage Against The Machine's concert at Wembley campaigning in support of Mumia Abu - Jamal. Workplace sales of Socialist Worker included 19 at Riverside House council offices in Greenwich, 15 at Manchester Royal Infirmary, 14 at Dunlop Tyres in Birmingham, 13 at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 10 at each of De La Rue Printers in High Wycombe, Remploy in Neath, Glazier Metals in Glasgow, Sunderland Civic Centre and Nottinghamshire County Hall, 9 at both Chivas Regal in Paisley and Manchester Town Hall, 8 at both Vickers in Newcastle and the Inland Revenue offices in Nottingham. Despite the rain and wind Socialist Worker sellers were out on Saturday campaigning for Mumia. They sold 161 in Manchester's Market Street, 107 in Bristol Broadmead, 101 in Birmingham's High Street and 66 in Telford. In the last week 8 people joined the Socialist Workers Party in Cardiff; 6 on the protest against Section 28 in Manchester on Monday evening; 5 in Hackney; 4 in Glasgow; 3 during the SOAS occupation, at Sunderland University and at Goldsmiths' College; 2 in Loughborough, Rose Bruford College and Manchester Central; 1 in Aberdeen, Sheffield University, Hallam University, Waltham Forest, Harwich, Chesterfield, Bristol Easton, Liverpool, Greenwich, Catford, Leeds St James's, Huddersfield, Kirkstall, Solihull, Birmingham University, Coventry University and at the public meeting against Russia's war in Chechnya.

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Sat 5 Feb 2000, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1682
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