The social entrepreneur on the benefits of bipartisan collaboration, the anxieties of each voter base and why policy wonks are often sci-fi nerds.
Former Obama staffer Van Jones discusses the challenges facing a Clinton Presidency on vox.com. People are acting like this is some science fiction movie where if you blow up the Trump Death Star they all just disappear. Or if the Trump people blow up the Hillary Clinton Star Destroyer, the aliens would all go away. [...]Show More Summary
Last night, Donald Trump gave a "law and order" speech in a white Milwaukee suburb last night in an attempt to supposedly reach out to the black community after more violence erupted over a police shooting in Milwaukee. As Van Jones told us last night, "[Trump's] message tonight was so shocking in its divisiveness," Jones continued. Show More Summary
Donald Trump gave a "law and order" speech in a white Milwaukee suburb tonight that can only be described by those of us who watched it as a mashup of Hitler and George Wallace. At one point during the speech he started chanting "America First!" to get the crowd in a lather chanting with him. Show More Summary
There are still those out there who believe that relationships between heads of state and business leaders around the world is a "nothingburger"...
Jake Tapper opened up his show today with a powerhouse panel consisting of Van Jones, Kayleigh McEnany, and Bill Kristol. It didn't even take two minutes for the latter two panelists to start slinging whatever they could at each other...Show More Summary
I was thrilled to see Van Jones’ introducing Dream Corps‘ Day of Empathy via this video. Wow! This incredible experiment in using virtual reality to build empathy—the first step to engagement and action—could be groundbreaking. I am following closely, can’t wait to see how this evolves, and promise to report back along the way. Van, […]
On Tuesday, the second day of the Democratic National Convention, a group of African-American women spoke called The Mothers of the Movement. The women are mothers whose children have been killed by police and gang violence. CNN commentator...Show More Summary
Following the highly anticipated DNC speech by First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper called out Political Commentator Van Jones for crying during the speech. “Well I mean, first of all, if you weren't moved by that, go see the doctor,” he responded. Show More Summary
CNN Political Commentator Van Jones, who on the first day of Republican convention decried it as a “hate-fest,” praised the Democratic convention’s tone on illegal immigration on Monday. “What I saw last week, whenever you talked about...Show More Summary
Van Jones found himself catching a bit of flak on social media due to the comments that Jones made about First Lady Michelle Obama directly after her speech on the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. After Mrs. Show More Summary
"I think Donald Trump is worse than a racist," Jones continued.
CNN commentator Van Jones verbally sparred with a conservative journalist — and even some bystanders — for nearly 30 minutes during the Republican National Convention last week. Owen Shroyer approached Jones for an interview in Cleveland — and Jones eagerly accepted the challenge....
It's called Megaphone Strategies.
Thursday marked the final day of the Republican National Convention and Donald Trump himself was the grand finale. Trump’s speech was well received by the crowd but CNN commentator Van Jones wasn’t having any of it. “I've never felt this way in my life,” Jones stated, “You're either inspired by this or you're terrified by it. Show More Summary
The ideological divisions afflicting the U.S. right now are so deep that it is difficult to imagine how we will ever have a functioning democracy. We cannot seem to agree on even the most basic values. Some people are trying to raise...Show More Summary
CNN's Van Jones said tonight he was absolutely terrified by Donald Trump's "dark" and mean-spirited convention speech.
In a very bizarre attack against the GOP Wednesday evening, CNN political commentator Van Jones seemingly channeled his inner child by referring to the party as “doggie poo.” “The problem is that good tasty gumbo continues to be ruined...Show More Summary