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
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
- 1 Secret Cinema: Why were Back to the Future screenings cancelled?
- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45
- 5 Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?