Against the war

BIRMINGHAM Socialist Worker sellers have risen to the challenge of the war. On Saturday they sold 133 papers in the city centre, 25 in Solihull, 23 in Erdington and 20 in Northfield. But not content with that, they were out selling door to door on council estates. 26 papers were sold in Erdington, 22 in Stirchley, 17 in Smethwick, and 11 in Chelmsey Wood. North London estate sales included 10 on both the Rings Cross estate and the Ladder in Haringey.

Elsewhere on Saturday 124 copies of Socialist Worker were sold in Liverpool's Bold Street, 120 at Newcastle's Monument, 70 in Nottingham and 40 in Bradford. Manchester sales included 202 in Market Street, 40 in Cheetham Hill, 37 in Gorton, 31 in Stretford, 30 in Eccles and 25 in Swinton. In London 51 papers were sold at Camden Market on Sunday, 45 at Tottenham Court Road tube on Friday evening, 42 in Holloway, 40 in Woolwich and 38 in Euston,

Workplace sales included 38 at Riverside House council office in Greenwich, 14 at Chivas Regal in Paisley, 11 at Glacier Metals in Glasgow, 8 at the Yorkshire Evening Post in Leeds and 7 at Bradford post office.

In the last week 7 people have joined the Socialist Workers Party in Liverpool; 4 in Manchester; 3 in Erdington and Holloway; 2 in Clapton, Leicester and Camberwell College; 1 in Dumbarton, Glasgow, Cardiff, Harrow, Hammersmith, Willesden, Kilburn, Leeds Harehills. Dalston, Newington Green, Stratford, Woolwich, Dartford, Lewisham, Preston, Birmingham City Centre, Chelmsey Wood, Stirchley and Nottingham.

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