Category Archives: News

The Rent Strike, A Tremendous Victory.

Spirit of Revolt is proud to work alongside Clydeside IWW, Scottish Peace Network, Document Human Rights Film Festival, and Fairfield Heritage Centre, in producing this event. The Rent Strike was a tremendous victory in working class struggle, an important part of our heritage, an event we can still learn from, and feel proud of all […]

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Spirit of Revolt is an entirely volunteer run archive, but like all archives, it requires funding for the day to day running, things like paper, printer cartridges, pieces of internet equipment, web hosting, etc. and we also need the service of an archivist on a part-time basis. All this needs funding and we are grateful […]

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New forms Of Workers Organisations.

A film produced by City Strolls of a book launch and talk/discussion lead by Immanuel Ness and co-sponsored  by Spirit of Revolt, Clydeside IWW, Glasgow Anarchist Federation and Radical Independent Bookfair. Immanuael Ness is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. He is a labour activist who […]

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Spirit of Revolt Annual Report, 2013-2014.

Spirit of Revolt annual report 2013-2014. Spirit of Revolt is an archive collection of contemporary and historical artefacts relating to working class lives, libertarian socialist and anarchist histories and achievements. It delivers a comprehensive Online Catalogue listed at international standard with itemised images, an Exhibition Programme interpreting the archive and a dedicated Scanning Project.

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Spirit of Revolt Chair report 2013.

Spirit of Revolt Chair Report 2013 From the smallest beginnings in August 2011 we have developed very quickly thanks to the hard work and great ideas from volunteers. Through the site people share their memories, photos, knowledge and opinions about libertarian socialism and their experiences of struggle to get social change.

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Dumfries Anarchist Symposium.

The Dumfries Anarchist Symposium will take place on Wednesday 9th April 2014 on the Dumfries campus of the University of Glasgow . The theme of the event is “Contemporary Anarchist Theory and Practice: Critical perspectives”. The Spirit of Revolt Archive will be present at the symposium. For more on the symposium contact Benjamin Franks by […]

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New information on the archive.

We have updated our website with additional information on the archive and how you can contribute. Check it out!    

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Here And Now Magazine.

We are pleased to have been able to put up another issue of the Here and Now magazine for you to read in our “Read Of The Month”. This issue is Number 2 and is from the summer of 1985. enjoy.

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Spirit of Revolt on Wiki.

As we continue to develop the Spirit of Revolt Archive or aim is always to make it more accessible to the general public. With this in mind we are please to announce the creation of the Spirit of Revolt wiki-page.

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SOR at Manchester.

The Spirit of Revolt travelled to Manchester in late March 2013, to be present at the conference ‘Alternative Futures and Popular Protest’ at Manchester Metropolitan University. The conference has been a meeting point of activists and academics since 1995. And no less so in 2013, when Greek anarchists-cum-researchers met Maltese climate activists and Irish academics […]

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