Category Archives: Read of the Month

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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Everything You Want To Know About Anarchism–

Anarchism, anarchists, due to the bad-mouthed misinformation from the mainstream media, these two words are probably the most misunderstood in the English language. Because of this distortion of the truth, anarchists are deemed to be destructive and violent, while anarchism is portrayed as chaos, against organisation and devoid of co-operation. Nothing could be further from […]

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Don’t Call Them Government Spies.

April Read of the Month is again taken from the John Cooper Collection TSOR 3-52-110, “Don’t Call Them Government Spies.” A collection of poems and prose against the Criminal Justice Act, edited by Jim Ferguson & Andy Lewis. Published by Scottish Defiance Alliance in association with Neruda Press. It contains works by such well known […]

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Nothing Hill Gate.

For March “Read of the Month” we have dipped into the John Cooper Collection and chosen the  pamphlet – T SOR 3-52-62.  Its full title is “Once Upon A Time There Was A Place Called Nothing Hill Gate”—- It gives the history of the Notting Hill Gate and the famous Notting Hill Carnival, and makes […]

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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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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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