Van Jones appears in the following:
Thursday, February 16, 2017
CNN political commentator Van Jones talks about Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary "13th," which he appears in, as well as national political news.
Monday, December 05, 2016
The CNN political commentator has faced an unexpectedly fierce backlash against his characterization of Trump's win as a "whitelash." Here, he puts that comment in a fuller context.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Green economy pioneer Van Jones discusses his journey from grassroots outsider to White House insider. In Rebuild the Dream, he explains why he resigned his post as a special advisor to the Obama White House and proposes a plan to fix our democracy and renew the American dream.
Monday, April 02, 2012
In the summer of 2009, Van Jones, special adviser on the environment and green jobs to President Obama, faced a media firestorm. It was fueled by investigations into his past. Jones, a committed environmental activist and civil rights attorney, resigned the following September. "On the eve of historic fights for health care and clean energy, opponents of reform have mounted a vicious smear campaign against me. They are using lies and distortions to distract and divide," he said at the time. Since Jones resigned over two years ago, President Obama has faced mounting criticism from environmental activists, while contenders for the GOP nomination claim that the president is too extreme in his efforts to protect the environment.
Friday, July 08, 2011
We've already had an austerity program given to us by Wall Street when it destroyed the economy in 2008; to add a public sector austerity program is the height of foolishness.
— Van ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
This week the NAACP is convening for its centennial celebration in New York City and The Takeaway is talking to leaders from around the country about the future of this 100-year old i...
Thursday, November 13, 2008
"We can't ride the bucking bronco of day-to-day oil prices to determine our strategy."
-- Van Jones, author of "The Green Collar Economy"
Monday, November 03, 2008
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
, founder and president of Green for All
, co-founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and the author of The Green Collar Economy
talks about green collar jobs and how they can not only save the planet, but our economy.