Van Jones Interview by Eric Mann Final Edit_2012-07-17.mp3
Van Jones, president and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream , discusses the U.S.economy, foreclosures, student loans, Obama, Occupy, and what it means to Build the Movement.
Their web site describes the organization as: A platform for bottom-up, people-powered organizing, teach-ins, online petitions, rallies, creative events, viral digital projects, and traditional media: We are amplifying key demands-for student debt relief, an honest reckoning with Wall Street Banks, protection for public service employees.
Van is the author of The Green Collar Economy , and Rebuild the Dream . In 2009, Van worked as the green jobs advisor to the Obama White House. There, he helped run the inter-agency process that oversaw $80 billion in green energy recovery spending.