Owen Jones

Why 'Lexit' Is the Best Option for Labour Voters

Kumail Jaffer | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kumail Jaffer

23rd June represents a rare chance for the British people to exercise actual democracy with regards to the EU. While the 'official' Leave campaign has...

Julia Hartley-Brewer's Telegraph Response To Owen Jones Explodes On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

Julia Hartley-Brewer has accused Owen Jones "and his hate-mob" of shutting down free speech over the Orlando massacre, suggesting that the left-wing c...

Mhairi Black Slams 'Subtle Homophobia' In Response To Orlando Attack

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

Britain's youngest MP has said that some people have shown a "subtle homophobia" in their treatment of the Orlando shooting. Attending a vigil in Soho...

Sky’s Presenter Expresses 'Regret' That Owen Jones Walked Out On Live Paper Review

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

A Sky News presenter has expressed his "regret" over a live discussion of the Orlando attack that prompted journalist Owen Jones to walk out in disgus...

Owen Jones and the Empty Chair

Amy Kenyon | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK
Amy Kenyon

There is a danger in turning any single commentator into a spokesperson or star, and we should avoid it. There are others who wish to speak and act too, and it's up to us to find and appreciate them, even as we work to develop the same powers in ourselves. But this morning, I want to defend Owen Jones. He has defended the rest of us time and again.

The Safety of a Gay Bar

Richard Angell | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Politics
Richard Angell

It was not that anyone could have been Omar Mateen's victim in the early hours of Sunday, it's that any LGBT person could have been his victim. Moments before the horror unfolded the patrons of Pulse assumed the homophobes were on the outside and love meant love on the inside.

Owen Jones Storms Off Sky Papers As Guests Clash Over Orlando 'Homophobic Terrorist Attack'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Owen Jones stormed off Sky's paper review programme on Sunday night after clashing with the host and fellow guest Julia Hartley-Brewer...

Owen Jones Sums Up What's Wrong With The EU Immigration Debate

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK

Blaming immigrants for the government's failure to build enough housing "lets politicians off the hook", Owen Jones told BBC Question Time on Thursday...

The 'Another Europe' Brigade Are on the Wrong Side of History

Paul Embery | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Embery

So no doubt those at the Another Europe conference came away feeling good about themselves, in spite of the essential pessimism of their message. And no doubt they continue to believe they are serving the interests of working people by fighting for a remain vote. In reality, they are driving a further wedge between the Left and the millions for whom the EU's contempt for democracy and enthusiasm for austerity and open borders are compelling reasons to leave.

Telegraph Columnist's 'Awful' Brussels Tweet Sets Off Almighty Brexit Row

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK

A bitter Brexit row has erupted in the wake of the Brussels terror attacks with one prominent Eurosceptic accused of sending an "astonishingly awful" ...

Mhairi Black Hits Out At Westminster In Frank Interview With Owen Jones

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK

Mhairi Black has slammed Westminster as an "all boys club", that is "so excluded from reality, it's unbelievable", during an interview with columnist ...

Owen Jones Invokes Image Of Boris Johnson Naked And Smothered In Honey During EU Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

Guardian columnist Owen Jones has lashed out at Boris Johnson's decision to back the leave the European Union campaign, describing his statement as a ...

Owen Jones Reveals He Might Become An MP During '30 Something' Interview

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Politics

Columnist and author Owen Jones has no trouble in saying what he thinks, which is why he is yet to make the leap into becoming a bona fide politician....

The Left and EU Exit: Some Common Threads

Christopher Bacon | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Christopher Bacon

The debate about the upcoming EU referendum has mostly been framed as a debate about migration, national sovereignty, and security. Eurosceptic Conservatives have argued against the loss of power parliament has suffered, whilst UKIP has argued that British borders are porous for as long as the UK remains in the EU...

WARNING: This Will Change How You Look At Jeremy Corbyn And Owen Jones Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Comedy

Are you ready for your entire view of left-wing British politics to be changed forever? Thanks to some eagle-eyed Twitter users, the world has now ...

Speaking Literally

Jess Phillips | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Politics
Jess Phillips

Just so we can get the record straight, and by that I don't mean literally getting a record and unbending it. So let's start again. I want to be clear and transparent, by which I of course do not mean that I wish literally for people to be able to see through me. Let's try again. I want to spell out, I (space ) D I D (space) N O T (space) T H R E A T E N (space) T O (space) K I L L (space) J E R E M Y (space) C O R B Y N (stop).

Jess Phillips Tells Owen Jones She Would 'Knife Jeremy Corbyn In The Front'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

Labour backbencher Jess Phillips has opened up about her frustrations with Jeremy Corbyn during a candid interview with Guardian columnist Owen Jones....

Owen Jones Tells Tories To Look At Their Own Record When It Comes To 'Trolls'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK

Political commentator Owen Jones has hit out at those who politicise online abuse amidst claims that "left-wing" trolls are representative of the enti...

Perhaps Tristram Hunt Should Step Back from The Labour Party

Graham Bendel | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Politics
Graham Bendel

While Momentum assure the mainstream media that they are not advocates of deselection and are "inclusive" and all things nice, I can't help but be a little disappointed...

Donald Trump Decried By Owen Jones As 'Recruiting Sergeant For Terrorism'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK

Owen Jones has received huge support from his online following for his latest attack on controversial US Presidential-hopeful Donald Trump. Jones,...

Tory MP Tells Owen Jones Jeremy Corbyn Is 'Brave' But Will Never Be PM

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn is "admirable" for sticking to his pacifist beliefs, but by doing so he shows that he is "unfit to be Prime Minister", a Tory MP said as...

The One Thing About Syria Owen Jones And David Cameron Agree On

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK

Owen Jones and broadcaster Julia Hartley-Brewer have battled during a debate on whether Britain should intervene in Syria, on a lively episode of ITV'...

Tory MP Slips Up During Call For British Army To Fight Isis Live On TV

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

A lively debate on British intervention in Syria during an episode of ITV's This Morning saw Conservative MP Bob Stewart make a passionate slip of the...

Listen Up Labour, Owen Jones Has Some Advice For You

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

From attacks in the British tabloids over his bow at the cenotaph and criticisms for not singing the national anthem, Jeremy Corbyn has been facing an...

This Owen Jones Video Makes An Extremely Important Point About ISIS And Religion

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

A Muslim woman living in Paris has opened up about the faith of the Islamic State attackers in an impromptu interview with journalist Owen Jones. ...