Owen Jones is an English journalist, political commentator, and left-wing political activist who currently writes a newspaper column for the Guardian, a British daily newspaper. The Guardian has a reputation for readership that is generally on the mainstream left of British political opinion which has led to the use of the term “Guardian reader” as an often negative description of a liberal thinking person. The paper's print edition was found, by way of a national poll, to be the most trusted in the UK during October 2017 to September 2018. Owen Peter Jones was born on August 8, 1984, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England; the son of a trade shop steward and an IT lecturer. Owen attended Bramhall High School and Ridge Danyers Sixth Form College before going on to study history at University College, Oxford, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Art in 2005 and a Master of Studies in United States History in 2007.
In addition to The Guardian, Owen’s work has appeared in the New Statesman, the Sunday Mirror, Le Monde dimplomatique, and The Independent. In 2011, Owen Jones wrote his first book, Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class. Chav is a negative term used in Britain to describe the anti-social youth subculture. The book received international attention and causes The Independent on Sunday to name Owen Jones at one of its top 50 Britons of 2011.
|Birth Date:||8 Aug, 1984|
Bramhall High School
|Description:||English columnist, author and commentator|