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
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street
- 3 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 4 Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
- 5 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh