Category Archives: Read of the Month

Collectives in Spain.

This month, for “Read of the Month”, Spirit of Revolt have chosen a booklet from the John Cooper Collection, Collectives in Spain, a small anthology, published in 1971, by Black Dog Press. Enjoy. Collectives in Spain.

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Three Essays by Charlotte Wilson.

This month we have chosen as our Read of The Month, the pamphlet, Three essays on anarchism by Charlotte Wilson. Part of our John Cooper Collection. As relevant today as the day they were written. Three Essays on Anarchism, By Charlotte Wilson

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Spies for peace.

To mark the horror of Hiroshima, we have reproduced two items from our Stuart Christie Collection. August 6th. 1945 showed to the world the savage brutality and callous disregard  the war machine has for civilian lives, In the morning of that day, the city of Hiroshima, a city of some 260.000 civilians was obliterated by […]

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Letter From The Past.

Robert (Bobby) Lynn, 1924-1996, was a well know Glasgow anarchist and a character. This month our “Read of the Month” is a letter that has just come into the Spirit of Revolt Archive. It is from Bobby to James Kelman, attempting to raise money to start a social centre in Glasgow. Since then, Glasgow has […]

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Kropotkin’s speech, Memorial Hall, October 21st. 1909.

Francisco Ferrer Guardia was an educator and founder of “Modern Schools”, which taught radical social values. He was executed by the Spanish state, by firing squad on October 13th. 1909. On October 21st. 1909, Kropotkin gave a speech on Ferrer, in the Memorial Hall London.  Spirit of Revolt is fortunate to have an original copy […]

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Common Cause, No.2.

Another dip into our archive, this one is Common Cause, No.2, from 1978, a magazine covering community and industrial struggles in South Wales UK. from our Bratach Duhb Collection. If you enjoy this, then take a look at the varied material in our wide, and growing collections. Read on line. PDF and other downloads.

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The Aims and Principles of the Union of Anarchist Groups.

Thanks again to comrade John Cooper, we are able to reproduce this rare pamphlet, The Aims and Principles of the Union of Anarchist Groups, from the Congress of the Union of Anarchist Groups, held in Glasgow December 2-3, 1945. “We wish to achieve a revolution which will give to all liberty and well-being, we are […]

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Direct Action Versus Legislation.

Spirit of Revolt has again, thanks to John Cooper, been given four rare political pamphlets. We have selected one by John Blair Smith, of the Free Action Anarchist Group of Glasgow, to be this month’s read of the month. It dates from around 1899, but is still as relevant today as it was the day […]

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Glasgow Peoples Press

Glasgow Peoples Press From September 1977 to December1978, eleven issues were produced by a collective composed primarily of anarchists & libertarian socialists. The exception was Jim Torley, a community activist from Possilpark who earlier in ’77 had brought out The Source, his solo attempt at an alternative paper from Glasgow. It had only been a […]

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Bobby Lynn, Vote: What For?

Robert (Bobby) Lynn was a Glasgow anarchist, 1924-1990, born and lived in Calton Glasgow, one of Glasgow’s many slums. Started work as an engineering apprentice in Yarrow’s shipyard, became involved in working class struggle and remained committed to that struggle all his life. Pamphlet by Bobby Lynn, Vote: What For?  Read on line,   PDF and […]

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