Owen Jones

Owen Jones is a columnist and the author of Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class. Follow him on Twitter: @OwenJones84

 

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Sunday, September 02, 2012
Getting Rid of George W. Bush Wasn't Enough. The US Remains a Bully
How easy it was to scrutinise US power when George W. Bush was in office. After all, it was difficult to defend an administration packed with such repulsive characters, like Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, whose attitude towards the rest of the world amounted to thuggish contempt.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Getting Rid of Dubya Wasn't Enough. The US Remains a Bully
How easy it was to scrutinize US power when George W. Bush was in office. After all, it was difficult to defend an administration packed with such repulsive characters, like Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, whose attitude towards the rest of the world amounted to thuggish contempt.
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Friday, July 13, 2012
Islamophobia: For Muslims, Read Jews. And Be Shocked
To be a prominent Muslim means suffering a daily diet of bigotry and even outright hatred.
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Friday, May 11, 2012
Shock Doctrine Opponents Revolt: The Austerity Backlash Across Europe
When I first read Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine a few years ago, I had no idea how prescient the book was. It was a polemic about "disaster capitalism", arguing that sudden crises are intentionally manipulated to push through extreme free market policies that were otherwise not politically possible.
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