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.
13 November 2013 05:55 PM
It’s flattering to think they regard the right to follow me on Twitter as a basic civil right
Why do private-sector zealots choose to ignore the countless ways public money underpins daily life?
13 November 2013 05:52 PM
Free market capitalism is a con. The state is the backbone of modern British capitalism
07 November 2013 06:39 PM
If this can happen to a privileged white Tory cabinet minister, what hope for a young black man in Brixton
07 November 2013 06:21 PM
I’m not making personal attacks when I campaign for a fairer society
27 October 2013 07:10 PM
The crisis has become an opportunity for the rich to acquire more wealth and power
21 October 2013 04:59 PM
It’s the story of modern capitalism: debt is nationalised and profits are privatised
14 October 2013 05:43 PM
Discussion has focused on the horror of middle-class people in jail
Owen Jones goes Back to School: ‘Why do people tell you to imagine those interviewing you are naked?’
11 October 2013 10:00 AM
As part of the i newspaper's new campaign to encourage state school students to return to school to offer careers advice, we asked Owen the following questions...
06 October 2013 07:07 PM
The right fears that social democratic ideas might prove popular
29 September 2013 06:30 PM
This marriage tax allowance is nothing more than the state tutting at those who do not meet its expectations
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
Nigel Farage and Frankie Boyle clash over Andrew Lawrence's 'Mock the Week' criticism
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