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Why I Won’t Vote

Spirit of Revolt is probably Scotland’s largest collection of Anarchist and Libertarian Socialist history, memorabilia, letters, pamphlets, periodicals, serials, photos, posters and a myriad of documents on the everyday struggles of the ordinary people, mainly Glasgow Clydeside, but lots of material from further afield including other language material. Spirit of Revolt is entirely run by […]

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For May “Read of the Month” our choice is Insurrection, No’s 1 to 3, so once again Spirit of Revolt brings you three anarchist magazines to give you a wee insight to what we at Spirit of Revolt carry in our archive.The selection is from our Bratach Dubh Collection SOR 5-6-40. If you like what […]

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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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Free CD and booklet. Spirit of Revolt is anarchist/libertarian-socialist archive dedicated to preserving and making easily accessible to the public at large, Glasgow/Clydeside grass-roots history of struggle. We are not connected to any political party or trade union nor do we receive any funding from any of these organisation. We are a volunteer group who […]

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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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Fund-raiser and raffle results.

As those who attended the Spirit of Revolt fund-raiser, Revolt in Songs, will know the event was a great success with positive responses from audience and performers, a big thank you to all involved. Also sales of Trump toilet rolls, Radical Glasgow book and Spirit of Revolt calendar went very well. For those who didn’t […]

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New Addition, Ronnie Alexander Collection

Spirit of Revolt are delighted to have the privilege of giving a home to this collection from a well known and loved activist/musician and wish to thank his partner Kathleen for this gift. We will box list this as quickly as possible, and hopefully it will soon appear on our catalogue. A tribute to Ronnie […]

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Newspaper cutting from Allan Burnett Collection.

This  newspaper cutting appeared in the War Commentary, and refers to  the trial of Allan Burnett as a conscientious objector, Allan’s collection of letters, poetry and other papers are part of the Spirit of Revolt Archive collection and can be viewed at  T-SOR 1.  

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Earth First Glasgow

Discussion in Glasgow on the environment. A talk give in Glasgow, May 20 2012, on ecology/environment by Panagioti Tsolkas, Editor of Earth First US and his partner Cara. Followed by a question and discussion section. Other formats available at Earth First Glasgow.

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Glasgow’s Early Anarchism: John Taylor Caldwell

Glasgow’s Early Anarchism. A discussion with John Taylor Caldwell Part 1 Other formats available at Glasgow’s Early Anarchism. Part 2 Other formats available at Glasgow’s Early Anarchism.

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