Original post: March 29, 2009; repost: February 27, 2010. With Van Jones’ return to the public eye, I thought I’d put this up again. Spring break is almost over—class starts tomorrow, in fact, on what will most likely be the busiest quarter of my three years at Fuller (following closely on the heels of last […]
Remembering 2001 (image from HuffPost): News Grim news on poverty in the United States. Some good news on child mortality rates. Obama will address finance reform on Monday. Human trafficking A U.N. report says that human trafficking is likely to rise in the wake of the economic decline. Green The New York Senate approves a […]
A special weekend edition (since I found time to pop online)! News Obama’s "green jobs" advisor Van Jones resigns after (rather melodramatic, I think) furor from the right over recent comments. See my previous LOTD post for the context and this Huffington Post article on the saga. Also, while we’re at it, why don’t we […]
Here’s a Q&A session with Van Jones, Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. In case you haven’t read my previous post on Van Jones and green jobs, here it is. And here’s a video clip of Van at Sojourners’ Mobilization to End Poverty conference back […]
Van Jones, the Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), addresses the Monday morning plenary session at Sojourners’ Mobilization to End Poverty 2009 (April 26-29). I love this guy.