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.
28 July 2013 05:43 PM
The site should make it easier for users to report rape and death threats
26 July 2013 06:54 PM
From students to shouters, the library offers a space like no other
22 July 2013 12:00 AM
It would be easy to imagine a cabal of upper-class sadomasochists, plotting ever more devious ways to hunt children on council estates like foxes. But it misses the point
15 July 2013 12:00 AM
The breadth of opposition to Royal Mail privatisation is hardly surprising. Britons have endured a three-decade-long experiment of selling off our utilities and public services
07 July 2013 07:57 PM
These union-bashers are beholden to private interests, and want Labour to be, too
30 June 2013 07:46 PM
The party has not so much missed open goals as fled in the opposite direction
23 June 2013 07:33 PM
Is it surprising that those obsessed with gay sex may have a fondness for men?
16 June 2013 07:16 PM
This racist group has been treated with a certain amount of indulgence by Britain's mainstream media. We need to drown them out
09 June 2013 06:58 PM
On June 22, thousands will convene in London demanding an alternative to austerity: it will not only be a show of force, but a launchpad for a missing force in British politics
02 June 2013 07:18 PM
The whistleblower has allowed us to scrutinise the hidden realities of US power
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?
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- 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