If they back the prime minister’s Brexit deal, Labour politicians will be blamed for each act he passes, each budget turn of the screw, says Guardian columnist Polly Touynbee
Owen Jones🌹Labour MPs who give Boris Johnson's hard right agenda a massive boost before an election which will help determine Britain's future for a generation will not be forgiven. Absolutely right, @pollytoynbee
Labour MPs backing this deal will betray every value their party champions, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones
Owen Jones🌹“The Tories in England had long imagined that they were enthusiastic about monarchy, the church, and the beauties of the old English constitution, until the day of danger wrung from them the confession that they are enthusiastic only about ground rent.”
Actions continue after Met police orders end to protests across the capital
Owen Jones🌹Peaceful protest is one of the most fundamental, basic democratic rights there is, and won us our rights and freedoms throughout history.
The police banning protests demanding action to stop the destruction of human civilisation is an attack on democracy.
Activists warn bill risks causing increase in violence against LGBT people
Owen Jones🌹Absolutely horrific news: Uganda is planning to introduce the death penalty for homosexuality. LGBTQ people there need our support.
The government say "homosexuality is not natural to Ugandans" as they enforce anti-gay laws imposed by the British Empire.
Having a few ‘green policies’ is no longer enough. Ask yourself: what will your next MP do to save the world?, says former climate change secretary Ed Miliband MP
Owen Jones🌹The climate emergency is an existential threat, but rather than focus on the nightmare we face, we need to "spell out the dream" - new jobs, clean air, amazing public transport.
Spot on from @Ed_Miliband on why this must be the climate crisis election.
The Labour activist was attacked outside a pub in north London while celebrating his birthday.
Owen Jones🌹Hi @bbcpress. I'm a Guardian journalist and columnist. Describing me as a "Labour activist" - when most of the British press can accurately be described as Tory activists (which you don't call them) - after I'm attacked shows a grotesque level of bias.
Labour’s Brexit policy is simple, but it has communicated it badly, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones
Owen Jones🌹Labour does have a clear Brexit policy - let the people decide Brexit, not the politicians, and implement whatever decision they make.
But they're communicating it badly. Here's how it needs to change
Sentences handed out in Chester as lawyers and civil rights groups express alarm about 'disproportionate' punishments
Owen Jones🌹We'll soon find out if the law treats a privileged right-wing commentator calling for riots on national television differently to drunk young idiots doing the same to much smaller audiences
Policy would remove charitable status and redistribute properties to state sector
Owen Jones🌹Private schools segregate kids by their parents’ bank balances. They provide lifelong networks for the powerful and promote a toxic sense of social superiority.
Finland’s world class state education system shows what we can achieve. This is long overdue!