Owen Jones is a columnist for The Independent. He was born in Sheffield and grew up in Stockport. After graduating, he worked as a trade union and parliamentary researcher. His first book, 'Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class', was published in June 2011. He is currently working on his second book, on the British Establishment, for Penguin.
05 March 2014 07:23 PM
We should look in the mirror before condemning Russian expansionism
27 February 2014 12:01 AM
Now we're living in a satirical deficit - and politicians are getting off the hook
26 February 2014 05:28 PM
The democratic credentials of the post-Chavez government are being maligned
19 February 2014 06:39 PM
A new phenomenon of self-unemployment needs investigation
19 February 2014 06:19 PM
This all-too silent pandemic urgently needs to be addressed, and that means dealing with the lack of funding for dealing with alcohol compared with other drugs
18 February 2014 01:23 PM
Another Monday, another rowdy TV ‘discussion’ in the wake of Benefits Street
Owen Jones: Tristram Hunt was bang out of order to cross a picket line…and his party is guilty of not standing up for workers’ rights
12 February 2014 05:47 PM
Labour is savaged for being funded by the biggest democratic movement
12 February 2014 05:24 PM
There is a chasm between Ukip leaders and their voters
05 February 2014 07:06 PM
Despite its progressive rhetoric, the SNP would hand big business a mighty cheque
05 February 2014 06:27 PM
I've got a few other riot-suppressing tactics they might try first
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
In defence of liberal democracy
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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