Born in Sheffield on August 8, 1984, he is a young writer, commentator and activist associated with the British political left. Write frequently for media such as The Guardian, The Independent and New Statesman; and has worked in the Parliament with union pressure groups, in addition to carrying out a parliamentary investigation into controversial issues such as civil liberties or workers' rights. In September 2011, he was voted the most influential thinker on the left by the readers of the Left Foot Forward blog, and the Daily Telegraph put him as one of the most popular and influential figures of the moment. From the London Evening Standard, Andrew Neather included his book Chavs in the framework of a resurgence of the left, which includes from the multiple reissues of the Communist Manifesto to the acclaimed documentary by Jason Barker Marx Reloaded (audiovisual that examines how the ideas of the German philosopher and socialist Karl Marx can help us understand the 2008 global economic and financial crisis). He is currently working on his second book about the British establishment that will be published shortly by the Penguin publishing house.