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.
17 February 2013 06:56 PM
The Right is better at communicating because it uses stories so much
10 February 2013 07:14 PM
Forget the expenses scandal: it was Iraq that exploded what trust millions had in our political establishment. But the real anguish lies elsewhere.
05 February 2013 08:18 PM
And countless centuries of bigotry haven't disappeared with one fell swoop
05 February 2013 07:36 PM
Parliamentarians on the side of progress made a passionate case against prejudice
03 February 2013 06:00 PM
The Government needs to demonise its victims as state dependent leeches
27 January 2013 07:27 PM
We should recall that hatred continues to be fanned against entire peoples, and that man is capable of both wonderful benevolence and unspeakable horrors
20 January 2013 07:31 PM
If a new, networked movement of the Left could agree on some key principles, and avoid creating another battleground for ultra-left sects, it could give a voice to millions
13 January 2013 07:43 PM
Our Government and media may often ignore the price of Western interventions, but in future conflicts and fuel for radical Islamist groups, it is still paid nonetheless.
The Welfare Bill: A government of millionaires just made the poor poorer - and laughed as they did it
09 January 2013 09:15 AM
A brutal assault from ideologically-crazed demagogues comes down to this: you have been mugged and therefore your less deserving neighbour should be mugged too.
06 January 2013 07:16 PM
David Cameron has announced he plans to continue in power until 2020
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
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