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From The Socialist newspaper, 10 January 2018

Socialist sales highest in years as mistrust in capitalist media hits record levels

While the establishment press is in decline, the Socialist's sales are picking up, photo by Sarah Wrack

While the establishment press is in decline, the Socialist's sales are picking up, photo by Sarah Wrack   (Click to enlarge)

Ian Pattison, the Socialist campaigns organiser

More people bought the Socialist in 2017 than 2016, and 2016 beat 2015 too. Well done to all the sellers of the Socialist for achieving this.

The capitalist papers are experiencing record levels of mistrust while the Socialist is enjoying our best sales in years. Marketing firm Edelman's trust barometer found that just 24% of people trust the establishment media.

In 2017 the Socialist was there on the huge demonstrations in defence of the NHS and against Trump. In 2018 we'll do the same again and oppose Trump's UK visit.

In 2017 we backed community campaigns and joined picket lines. In 2018 we are one of the only publications to point out that Glenfield Children's Heart Centre - where baby Vanellope Hope Wilkins was born with her heart outside her body - was saved from closure by a mass campaign of local residents and workers in Leicester. Our article was a real celebration of the skills of the medical staff and workers at the hospital, backed by the local community.

In 2017 we provided a pull-out feature on the 1917 Russian revolution. 2018 is the fiftieth anniversary of the greatest general strike in history, France 1968, a revolution on our doorstep. You'll read a month of articles on this in the Socialist.

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In The Socialist 10 January 2018:


What we think

Sustained mass movement needed to stop Tories wrecking our NHS


International socialist news and analysis

Movement challenges Iranian regime

Sweden: School strike against deportations


Socialist Party news and analysis

Cabinet chaos as shambolic reshuffle underlines Theresa May's impotence

Bigot Toby Young quits - now scrap the new uni regulator driving privatisation

Teacher recruitment falls by a third - cut workload, not funding

Them & Us


Socialist Party workplace news

McDonald's strike wins biggest pay rise in ten years

RMT rail members buoyed by coordinated action

Amy Murphy for Usdaw president - vote for a fighting and democratic union

Newham academy strikes spread to Cumberland school

UCU members balloting for action on pension cuts


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

2017 was the best fighting fund total this century!

Socialist sales highest in years as mistrust in capitalist media hits record levels

Hoxton: "Stop this unwanted development"

Closure of Nottingham unit shows dismantling of NHS


Socialist Party comments and reviews

Art can help expose sexual harassment

Debate: should tower blocks form part of socialist housing policy?

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