josie sparrow (@ofthesparrows)

Josie is a philosophy scholar and a contributing editor at New Socialist. You can read more of her work at peachtreepeartree.com.


Mutual Aid, Incorporated.

For capital, the Covid-19 crisis represents an opportunity. How can the left resist and respond in ways that are affirmative of life?

"A commitment to care... and to disobedience."

Lola Olufemi discusses her latest book, 'Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power'

False Promises

Keir Starmer's leadership bid gestures towards generosity whilst manipulating our emotions & appealing to our unconscious biases. We should refuse this dishonesty.

Light in the Darkness

Our hope, our love, and our togetherness are powerfully transformative. We must never forget this.

To Each According to their Needs! On Labour's Universal Basic Services report.

John McDonnell's UBS report offers a potential framework for a revolution in the ways we conceive of and meet our needs.

A Kinder, Gentler Politics? Building better discussion on the left—a New Socialist discussion at TWT

Join us at TWT 2019 to explore how we can better handle contradictions as socialists.

There's More to Life than This! An argument for joy, against economism.

Technocratic policy fixes and sci-fi fantasies won’t save us—ecological collapse calls us to rethink our attitudes to extraction, exploitation, and interconnection.

Against the New Vitalism.

Recent attempts to rehabilitate vitalism, despite claims to be radically ecological, are an example of how fascism re-appropriates the past in an attempt to colonise the future.

We Are Not Your Flock: Reading Angela Smith with Rancière.

What does the Independent Group’s claimed “duty to lead” tell us about their attitude towards the world-making capacities of the working class?

Editors' Selection 2018

Some of our editors' favourite pieces we've published in 2018

Rhetoric, Responsibility, & the Problem of the Political: Some thoughts after reading Andrew O’Hagan on Grenfell Tower

Andrew O’Hagan’s ‘The Tower’ is neither radical or neutral, but a symptom of a middle-class journalism that upholds and supports the given political order through its dishonest claims of objectivity

Mutual Aid, Incorporated.

For capital, the Covid-19 crisis represents an opportunity. How can the left resist and respond in ways that are affirmative of life?

"A commitment to care... and to disobedience."

Lola Olufemi discusses her latest book, 'Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power'

False Promises

Keir Starmer's leadership bid gestures towards generosity whilst manipulating our emotions & appealing to our unconscious biases. We should refuse this dishonesty.

Light in the Darkness

Our hope, our love, and our togetherness are powerfully transformative. We must never forget this.

To Each According to their Needs! On Labour's Universal Basic Services report.

John McDonnell's UBS report offers a potential framework for a revolution in the ways we conceive of and meet our needs.

A Kinder, Gentler Politics? Building better discussion on the left—a New Socialist discussion at TWT

Join us at TWT 2019 to explore how we can better handle contradictions as socialists.

There's More to Life than This! An argument for joy, against economism.

Technocratic policy fixes and sci-fi fantasies won’t save us—ecological collapse calls us to rethink our attitudes to extraction, exploitation, and interconnection.

Against the New Vitalism.

Recent attempts to rehabilitate vitalism, despite claims to be radically ecological, are an example of how fascism re-appropriates the past in an attempt to colonise the future.

We Are Not Your Flock: Reading Angela Smith with Rancière.

What does the Independent Group’s claimed “duty to lead” tell us about their attitude towards the world-making capacities of the working class?

Editors' Selection 2018

Some of our editors' favourite pieces we've published in 2018

Rhetoric, Responsibility, & the Problem of the Political: Some thoughts after reading Andrew O’Hagan on Grenfell Tower

Andrew O’Hagan’s ‘The Tower’ is neither radical or neutral, but a symptom of a middle-class journalism that upholds and supports the given political order through its dishonest claims of objectivity