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
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'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party