Owen Jones

in Sheffield, The United Kingdom
August 08, 1984


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If the UK government isn't held to account for its Covid failures, our democracy may not recover | Owen Jones

Freedoms beckon, but Britain’s abysmal record during this pandemic is the direct result of decisions taken at the top

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A government that is able to get away with the avoidable deaths of tens of thousands of its own citizens can get away with anything. In the coming months, the days will become lighter and warmer, and a population that has b

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“A victory is scored when your opponents are forced to debate issues they would rather leave ignored”
Owen Jones, The Establishment: And how they get away with it

“One day, this Establishment will fall. It will not do so on its own terms or of its own accord, but because it has been removed by a movement with a credible alternative that inspires. For those of us who want a different sort of society, it is surely time to get our act together.”
Owen Jones, The Establishment: And How They Get Away with It

“Get rid of all the cleaners, rubbish collectors, bus drivers, supermarket checkout staff and secretaries, for example, and society will very quickly grind to a halt. On the other hand, if we woke up one morning to find that all the highly paid advertising executives, management consultants and private equity directors had disappeared, society would go on much as it did before: in a lot of cases, probably quite a bit better. So,”
Owen Jones, Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class

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