Author Archives: johnc

Conscientious Objectors Success.

Our Show and Tell event for November, conscientious objectors, was a great success. Lots more attended than at other Show and Tell events, after our archivist Paula’s introduction and group member Eric’s opening talk, there were lots of contributions from the floor. Obviously the subject matter was of tremendous interest to a lot of people, […]

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Show and Tell, Conscientious Objectors.

Spirit of Revolt continues its outreach program with another Show and Tell event, again in conjunction with The Mitchell Library. Once more Spirit of Revolt brings the archive to the people and the people to their history. This event is on Conscientious Objectors from WW1 and WW2. It will take the form of an open […]

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Underdogs Vs. Upperdogs.

How the months go by, here we are in October, a new month and another opportunity to dip into the rich resource of the Spirit of Revolt Archive. For our “Read of the Month” for October we have chosen a 1951 publication from our Charlie Baird Collection, T SOR 6-7-18,  by Jim Peck, illustrated by […]

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Under The Fifth Rib.

September, another month, another opportunity to poke you nose into one more of Spirit of Revolt’s little gems from the past. This month we have chosen a 1939 publication by the Glasgow Anarchist Communist Federation, Under The Fifth Rib, by H. T. Derrett. The Glasgow Anarchist Federation had their address as 287 Netherton Road Glasgow, […]

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Women And Struggle In Iran.

This month’s “Read of the month” is on a subject that we in the West don’t hear much about, women and struggle in Iran. However, like everywhere else on the planet, in Iran that spark of freedom ever seeks to burst into flames. It is from our KM Collection T SOR-4-1-106 and is called Women […]

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New Read On Line Additions.

We continue to add  digitised material from our collections as often as possible. It is a long on-going process, have a look at the latest additions and enjoy some very interesting reading material, form the past and the not so distant past. This material is from our KM Collection. However, keep coming back to the […]

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The International Revolutionary Solidarity Movement.

Spirit of Revolt selection for this month’s Read Of The Month, is a pamphlet edited by well known anarchist, Albert Meltzer, enjoy. The International Revolutionary Solidarity Movement: A study of the Origins and Development of the Revolutionary Anarchist Movement in Europe, 1945 – 1973, with particular reference to the First of May Group. Edited by […]

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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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May Day and Show and Tell.

Two new videos added to our “Audio and Video” section. First we have one from Spirit of Revolt outreach program, Show and Tell. This one was on the Hetherington occupation at Glasgow University. The other was part of our May Day week celebrations, and was a Radical Walk through parts of Glasgow city centre. […]

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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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