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Khmer Rouge.

September “Read of the Month” is an article on the Khmer Rouge, taken from the magazine “Here and Now” held in Spirit of Revolt Collection. You can read the article HERE Read the The full magazine HERE:

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Radical History on Glasgow Green

Free Education Sheets for Radical History on Glasgow Green This 25-minute Powerpoint film draws together 1000 years of writings about the area now known as Glasgow Green. The film demonstrates the deep attachment people feel for this Green Space. It shows some of the ways Glasgow Green has played a part in the lives, deaths […]

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Stuart Christie Obituary.

A Farewell Another comrade leaves the field of battle Another comrade who always stood tall Another of our warriors has left the field Another brick has fallen from our wall Who will step forward to take their place Who among us will rise to their just call Who will step forward to fill the gap […]

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Anarchist Agitators.

For August “Read of the Month” we have chosen a booklet from our Bratach Dubh Collection, Anarchist Agitators: Information and correspondence organ of the Social-Revolutionary Anarchist Federation. This is issue 50, we have several other issues of this serial which you can read at Bratach Dubh Collection T-SOR-5-1-17. which run from 1976-1986. Enjoy. Anarchist Agitators: […]

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Belfast Glasgow Anarchists.

Because of the Covid19 pandemic, Spirit of Revolt’s most recent Show and Tell had to be a virtual affair, but never the less exciting for that. We were very fortunate in getting anarchist, writer, historian Máirtín Ó Catháin as guest speaker. Máirtín lead off with a talk, taking questions and then a general discussion. All […]

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July Read of the Month is a little known news-sheet from our Bratach Dubh Collection called Scream!: A voice of the youth movement. Youth Information Network. issue 1. Today more than ever we need to communicate with youth in our society, there has to be a dialogue between the generations, each learning form the other […]

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Regeneracion, Read Of The Month.

The anarchist paper Regeneración first produced in Mexico 1n 1900, Wikipedia-(Regeneración (Spanish: [rexeneɾaˈsjon]) was a Mexican anarchist newspaper that functioned as the official organ of the Mexican Liberal Party. Founded by the Flores Magón brothers in 1900, it was forced to move to the United States in 1905.[1] Jesús Flores Magón published the paper (along with […]

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Birth of Spirit of Revolt.

An idea floated around in one persons head, in 2011 he spoke to some comrades, they decided to meet in a cafe and discuss the idea. That was the day that Spirit of Revolt was born. It was the cafe in the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, five like minded people started to plan and […]

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Treason: Against the state.

Whilst we are in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Spirit of Revolt volunteers have been working from home when and where possible. Our archivist, Paula, is beavering away on a laptop at home, others are trawling through our catalogue to see where we can find improvements, and of course being another month, we can’t […]

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Women in the Spanish Revolution.

This month, to mark International Women’s Day, Spirit of Revolt’s “Read of the Month” for March, is an article by Liz Willis, held in our John Cooper Collection, No. 3-52-1. It is a Solidarity Pamphlet No. 48. “Women in the Spanish Revolution” . Liz hailed from Stornoway, and was active in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and London […]

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