SPIRIT OF REVOLT – INTERVIEW

TYNESIDE ANARCHIST ARCHIVE

As part of a series of upcoming interviews with similar minded endeavors we decided to interview our friends from SPIRIT OF REVOLT – Archives of dissent • Glasgow • Scotland • The Archive collects, manages and preserves multi-media records from Glasgow’s and Clydeside’s anarchist and libertarian-socialist past and present. 

1. Please give everyone a brief history and tell us a bit about yourself.

J – Now 88 been an anarchist since my apprenticeship in Fairfields shipyard on the Clyde. Spent 12 years or so with Amnesty international, the last 3 as urgent action co-ordinator for Scotland. Another 10 years or so with Scottish Association for Care and Resettlement of Offenders, (SACRO). Since 2003 have produced a free newspaper, The Anarchist Critic and pounded the streets of Glasgow distributing the paper, Created the wiki, Strugglepedia and produced the book Radical Glasgow, now in its 4th edition. Promoted the idea of anarchist archive for Glasgow/Clydeside and…

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