Open Pen is proud to announce that ‘Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class’ Author Owen Jones will be doing a shift as Guest Editor for Issue Five of Open Pen, due out in mid-May.
With articles in The Guardian, Owen Jones now writes a regular column for The Independent, and has been placed in the public eye of recent with guest spots on BBC Newsnight, BBC Breakfast News, ITV Day Break, as well as topping Left Foot Forward’s poll for Most Influential Left-Wing Thinker of the Year.
In Owen’s editorial piece, he suggests that “Writers do have a role in the struggle against the status quo. They can provide a platform for voices and ideas that are otherwise ignored or intentionally marginalised.” whilst maintaining that social change can only really come from a collective of those below.
To read more by Owen Jones, visit http://owenjones.org/
Issue Five of Open Pen is out in mid-May. To find out where you can pick up a copy, check out our roster of Stockists.