Author Archives: johnc

Mainshill Tales From The Woods

For September Read of the Month, we at Spirit of Revolt bring you a fascinating booklet of the occupation of Mainshill Woods in Lanarkshire to prevent opencast coal mining destroying the woods. It is from The Hetherigton Collection, T SOR-2.  It details tactics, strategies and survival techniques. Excellent drawings and descriptions. A wealth of useful […]

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Anarchy Magazine two issues.

For August Read of the Month,  Spirit of  Revolt gives you two issues of the Magazine Anarchy, No.15 and 16. We can always learn from the past, and Spirit of Revolt is a treasure chest of anarchist and libertarian socialist history. Feel free to delve in, we have digitised thousands of documents, photos, magazines, pamphlets […]

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Angry.

As usual Spirit of Revolt tries to bring you a variety of interesting papers from our archive in the hope that it will stir an interest in our history. A history of struggle by the ordinary people, who in fact are extraordinary, against the repression and injustices of this society. For July Read of the […]

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The New Commune.

How the months flash past, half way through the year already and I feel it has just started. For June “Read of the Month” Spirit of Revolt have selected a small serial from July, 1960, “The New Commune”, issue No. 6. on organ of Revolutionary Socialism. It is from Spirit of Revolt’s Les Foster Collection, T-SOR-36-23-15.  […]

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Crisis in the Communist Party.

For the May “Read of the Month”  Spirit of Revolt brings up another wee gem from the past, by J. Britz. A small pamphlet, Crisis in the Communist Party. This is from our Les Foster Collection, T/SOR/36/23/13, well worth a read. Of course one of the reasons we do this “Read of the  Month” is […]

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Shirkers of the World Unite.

For April “Read of the Month” we at Spirit of Revolt, go back to 1992, issue No. 2 of “Shirkers of the World Unite”. It is taken from our John Cooper collection, T/SoR/3/56/61. Our John Cooper collection is an extensive and very varied collection, and worth a wee dive into for some very interesting radical […]

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The Match.

For the March 2022 “Read of the Month”, Spirit of Revolt offers up an anarchist magazine from November, 1987, “The Match”, issue No. 82. 31 pages of articles on a variety of subjects all of interest to those seeking that better world for all. Read online HERE:. While on our site why not just spend […]

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Manifesto of Liberation

For February Read of the Month, Spirit of Revolt offers you a Magazine of the Anarchist Communist Federation, London, Communist editions No.3. Manifesto of Liberation, 1989, held in Spirit of Revolt Archive, KM Collection TSoR-4-1-3 We consider the KM collection to be an excellent collection to start your browsing and then move on to the […]

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Solidarity seven.

A new year, so season’s greetings to all, and our first “Read of the Month” for 2022. To start the year’s reading sample from our archive, we have chosen a serial from our John Cooper Collection sor/3/3/20 Solidarity Vol.8 No.7, from c1974. We’re sure it will make interesting reading to all those interested solidarity of […]

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Bulletin of Anarchist Research.

December seems to be a month when everybody gives everybody a gift, so we at Spirit of Revolt thought we would join in this custom. So for December we are giving you a second “Read of the Month”. We have chosen as our gift a bulletin from September 1989, Bulletin of Anarchist Research, No.18. Enjoy […]

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