New Internationalist

Articles by Steve Parry

Warning: may contain fake news

The media must bear some responsibility for getting us into this mess, but journalists can also get out of it, writes Steve Parry.

  • March 1, 2017
  • 1

Can rightwingers be funny?

Steve Parry’s latest column from the November edition of New Internationalist magazine.

  • November 1, 2016
  • 0

Net gains for politicians

Steve Parry explains why politicians and the internet don’t get on. PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

  • April 1, 2016
  • 0

In the eye of a Twitter storm

Steve Parry experiences Trolling and is still recovering.

  • December 1, 2015
  • 1

Columnists can damage your health

Why Steve Parry doesn’t like newspaper columnists.

  • April 1, 2014
  • 0

School places scramble shows snobbery at its worst

Steve Parry decries an application process more cut-throat than a Dads’ egg-and-spoon race on sports day.

  • January 1, 2014
  • 0

Mandela, my hero!

The current ‘beatification’ of Mandela is an attempt to neutralize his political legacy, says Steve Parry.

  • November 1, 2013
  • 2

It’s party time!

Steve Parry on the similarities between party politics and enforced group celebration and why the Left has a thirst for something different.

  • June 1, 2013
  • 0

Why can’t the 1% play nicely?

The people who would have been labelled bullies in school are described as captains of industry in the adult world, says Steve Parry.

  • April 1, 2013
  • 3

A froth-free latte stirred with politics

A new leftwing café gives Steve Parry a break from empty consumerism and massive cups.

  • October 1, 2012
  • 0

Comedy for a cause

Pitfalls can await the unsuspecting comic, especially at benefit gigs, writes Steve Parry.

  • June 1, 2012
  • 0

Not in front of the children!

Steve Parry’s daughter is being brought up in a radical household. But could this tactic backfire?

  • May 1, 2012
  • 1

Horror flick: Mrs T at the multiplex

Forget Scream, The Exorcist and Jaws: The nightmare on Downing Street is coming to a cinema near you.

  • January 1, 2012
  • 0

Introducing Steve Parry

Our brand new columnist takes a humorous look at the internet’s past, present and future.

  • November 1, 2011
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About Steve Parry


Steve Parry is a comedy writer, performer and political activist. He is Welsh and lives in north London.


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