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Owen Jones

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There’s an intriguing duality to political activist, author and journalist Owen Jones.

When we meet him on a Friday night in a pub in Soho, he’s greeted warmly by fellow patrons; one offers to buy us both a pint, while another asks to shake his hand and gushes with admiration for his work.

But on the flip side, Owen is often the target of hateful slurs and even death threats from some of the more vocal extreme-right and religious zealots. One email he showed us was from a “crusader for Christ” who called him a “Marxist faggot” and claimed to have found out where he lived, threatening to break “every bone in [his] body” – which is, quite frankly, terrifying stuff.

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