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
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan