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Jake Tapper Says Hillary Was 'Fairly Moderate' -- Then Retracts It

On Sunday’s State of the Union, host Jake Tapper was talking to his panel about the enthusiasm gap between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton among liberals. Tapper asked Van Jones: “ Van, when she was a senator, correct me if I'm wrong, she was a fairly moderate Democrat. Show More Summary

White Guy Terrorism Is Media’s Favorite Story

Former White House “green jobs czar” Van Jones joined a vast chorus last week when he voiced his opinion that a double standard exists in the way we discuss white guy terrorism versus other varieties. Jones, who is a 9/11 truther, a self-described communist, and a supporter of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, sounded about […]

Van Jones: GOP Using ‘Old’ ’Anti-Civil Rights Rhetoric’ on Gay Marriage

On Sunday’s State of the Union, CNN’s Van Jones accused those who oppose the Supreme Court's decision to ignore the normal legislative process on gay marriage of pushing “the old state’s rights rhetoric that was anti-civil rights rhetoric of the past than embracing the future.”

Van Jones: 'So Many Of Us Were Afraid It Would Be Obama Who Was Assassinated'

Right after President Obama's powerful eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Don Lemon and Van Jones had a great discussion about what it meant to them personally and what it means to the larger African-American community. Both were taken...Show More Summary

Glenn Beck's Site Praises Liberal Commentator Van Jones For Charleston Remarks

In the face of national tragedy, partisan news outlets often sow discord with predictable cynicism -- getting your viewers riled up is good for ratings. Last week's tragic shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina,...Show More Summary

Will the Strange Bedfellow Team of Van Jones and Newt Gingrich Push Congress to Reverse Decades of Criminal Justice and Prison Policy?

On some racial justice issues, Van Jones says its easier to work with conservatives than liberals. Washington’s newest unlikely power couple is the head-turning combination of Newt Gingrich, the white-haired former House Speaker andShow More Summary

De Blasio’s National Strategy Leaks

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Everyone from Susan Sarandon to Van Jones is helping draft and push de Blasio’s new “Contract with America,” which will push for paid sick leave and free, universal pre-K.

A Novel Legal Defense

When we go after CNN, Don Lemon is a ripe target, but it is important to remember how awful Erin Burnett is every single day. She just had Van Jones and some other lawyer on discussing the charges against the police in Baltimore, and stated she felt the charge of depraved heart murder for the [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

The Great Purple Issue of Criminal Justice Reform

What do Hillary Clinton, Rand Paul, Cory Booker, Tim Scott, Elijah Cummings, Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Van Jones, John Kasich, Bob Goodlatte, Koch Industries and the Tea Party-aligned group FreedomWorks have in common? They all agree...Show More Summary

Want to Win the Climate Fight? Engage Communities of Color

By Congresswoman Barbara Lee & Van Jones As we celebrate Earth Day, it's a good time to remember that pollution and climate change aren't just environmental issues. They're justice issues. Worldwide, people of color shoulder a heavier burden from toxic water, contaminated air, and dwindling natural resources. Show More Summary

A Second Chance for Young Offenders

Last month, I was honored to co-host an amazing and genuinely bipartisan summit on criminal-justice reform, along with my friends Van Jones, Donna Brazile, and Pat Nolan. Nearly 600 citizens from both parties came together to discuss real solutions for our country's failing incarceration system. Show More Summary

The STEM Jobs Gap and Minority Youth Engagement

#YesWeCode, led by Van Jones, advocates for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) inclusion and wider access to computer science education for minority students across the country.

Van Jones on CNN: GOP 'Not in Touch' With Minorities, 'Don't Care' About Their Communities

It is not surprising that Rand Paul has a media target on his chest for announcing himself as a Republican presidential candidate. What is unusual is the fact that CNN saw fit to bring in Van Jones, a man with flirtations with communism...Show More Summary

The One Thing Republicans And Democrats Are Working Together To Achieve

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Last week former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, conservative activist Pat Nolan, and authors Van Jones and Donna Brazile hosted the Bipartisan Summit On Criminal Justice Reform. Congress members from both sides of the aisle attended...Show More Summary

Liberal Dems, GOP cling to hope Warren runs for president

On April 20, Run Warren Run is holding an event in New York featuring Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig, Democratic activist Van Jones and Zephyr Teachout, who mounted a surprise challenge to New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo...Show More Summary

Marxist Van Jones Praises Koch Brothers

Jones has emerged as a point man for Koch Industries in a multi-million dollar campaign for “criminal justice reform.”

The Time Is Now: Ending Mass Incarceration

On Tuesday, October 21, Baratunde Thurston, Michelle Alexander, Van Jones, and Shaka Senghor gathered for the first time at the Ella Baker Center’s Justice Rising breakfast to discuss how to end mass incarceration and build safer and...Show More Summary

Van Jones: Giuliani Should ‘Back Down’ from Racially-Charged Comments

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

During an appearance on The Situation Room Friday evening, commentator Van Jones took bigger issue with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani's supposed explanation for why his comments about President Barack Obama's patriotism were not racist than he did with the original comments themselves.

Van Jones: ‘Democrats Should Be Very Worried’ about ‘Riveting’ 2016 GOP Field

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

Van Jones gave rare praise to the Republican Party on Sunday morning when he said Democrats need to be "very worried" about the "riveting" and diverse field of potential GOP presidential candidates.

VIDEO: Adorable cat can’t get away from incredibly affectionate Rottweiler

I’m surprised the feminazis and Van Jones are crying ‘rape’ over this. Forced licking and cuddling… it’s an outrage, I tell ya! Seriously, I can’t tell whether Aaron, the cat,

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