Van Jones resigned this week. Jones is the former Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. He was considered the 'Green Czar'. Van Jones has been recognized for his accomplishments in the environmental arena. In 2008, Time magazine listed Van Jones among its "Environmental Heroes". Fast Company named Van Jones as one of the "12 Most Creative Minds of 2008".Jones resigned from the White House Council on Environmental...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Boy does Van Jones have a knack for quotable controversy. President Barack Obama's so-called green jobs czar was videotaped saying at a town hall meeting in February that Republicans are "a--holes."Fox News is already having a field day with Jones. Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity have both railed against the green jobs expert, and the latest video to make the Internet rounds was fodder for Hannity on his show Thursday. And yes Van Jones does call Republicans A-holes in the video...Read Full Story
(Getty Images | Inset from Glenn Beck Show)Van Jones was vilified by Fox News personality Glenn Beck on Monday, and characterized as a leftist radical. In a 6-minute profile backed by ominous music, Beck described Jones, a civil rights attorney, activist, and author from Oakland, as a "rowdy black nationalist." Beck told his audience how Jones had been arrested during two separate protests, but he didn't mention that Jones co-founded Color of Change. That's the political group spear...Read Full Story
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