Category Archives: Read of the Month

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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People’s Global Action.

Spirit of Revolt‘s February “Read of the Month” is from our KM Collection and is called, Peoples Global Action. Worldwide Resistance Round-up. UK Edition. Bulletin No. 5. A little look into what was and is still happening here and in other parts of the world. Our archive is full of these rare and fascinating publications, […]

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Refuse and Resist

A new year, a new “Read of the Month” from one of our new collections, the John Frew Collection, it is a news sheet of the anti-polltax movement Refuse and Resist. The period when the Thatcher government tried to impose the poll tax on the people of this country was one of mass protests and […]

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The Kite

For this months Spirit of Revolt’s “Read of the Month” we have gone back to 1979. It is from our Bratach Dubh Collection, an anti-prison news journal, The Kite, summer issue, 1979. It was distributed in several countries, and makes for interesting reading, with ideas that apply equally well today as they did in 1979. […]

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syndicalists in the Russian Revolution.

November “Read of the Month” is a pamphlet from or KM Collection, Syndicalists in the Russian Revolution, by G. P. Maximoff, written in the 1950’s, and produced by the Syndicalist Workers Federation. It is No. 11, from a group of Direct Action Pamphlets. Read on line:

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Treason No. 7.

For Our November 2019, Read Of The month, we have chosen a pamphlet from our Bratach Dubh Collection, it is Treason, Issue No. 7, August 1981. Read On Line:

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Wild Times Hunt Sab magazine.

For September’s “Read of the Month” we have chosen Wild Times, Newsletter of Scottish Action Against Bloodsports. This is from our Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs Collection, which makes for very interesting reading. Though Scotland in 2002, passed legislation restricting fox hunting etc. hunts can still continue in their sadistic tally-ho cruelty as long as they have […]

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Short text by Farquhar McLay

Spirit of Revolt’s August 2019, “Read of The Month” is a short text by Farquhar McLay, Glasgow anarchist, activist, writer, poet and deserter from the British army. Farquhar had many works published and played a prominent part in the Workers City group in Glasgow. The group was formed to counter the City Council’s’s distorted view […]

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The Pyramid Of The Capitalist System.

This month for your “Read of the Month” we have chosen a poster from the Hetherington Occupation, at Glasgow University. Text by Stasia Rice. The Pyramid Of The Capitalist System. The Pyramid of the Capitalist System poster is in the Hetherington Collection https://archive.org/details/PostersFromTheHetherington/page/n41. The Activist made it from coloured pencils on an old cardboard box. […]

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SchNEWS cartoons and drawings.

Schnews was a Brighton UK anarchists serial that ran for a number of years. The Spirit of Revolt Archive holds a considerable number of its issues The paper ceased publication in 2014 here they explain their closure: Some cartoons and drawings from SchNEWS: Read on line and other options: …and finally – the last word […]

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