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Jones, Van 1968-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 100 publications in 4 languages and 5,813 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Environmental films  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews  Educational films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Interviewee, Performer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Van Jones
The green-collar economy : how one solution can fix our two biggest problems by Van Jones( Book )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The award-winning human rights activist and advisor to policy makers and presidential candidates delivers a 21st-century economic plan to rescue working-class Americans. Van Jones illustrates how we can invent and invest our way out of the pollution-based grey economy and into the healthy new green economy. Built by a broad coalition deeply rooted in the lives and struggles of ordinary people, this path has the practical benefit of both cutting energy prices and generating enough work to pull the U.S. economy out of its present death spiral
A fierce green fire : the battle for a living planet( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into five "acts" (Conservation -- Pollution -- Alternatives -- Going global -- Climate change), the film is an exploration of the environmental movement--grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change
Beyond the messy truth : how we came apart, how we come together by Van Jones( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart...by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as "a star of the 2016 campaign" (The New York Times) who coined the term"whitelash" Van Jones burst into the American consciousness during the 2016 presidential campaign with an unscripted, truth-telling style and an already established history of bridge-building across party lines. His election night commentary became a viral sensation. A longtime progressive activist with deep roots in the conservative South, Jones has made it his mission to challenge voters and viewers to stand in one another's shoes and disagree constructively. Now, in Beyond the Messy Truth, Jones offers a blueprint for transforming our collective anxiety into meaningful change.
Rebuild the dream by Van Jones( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Obama's former Green Jobs czar discusses his time in government and sets forth his own manifesto for restoring the American Dream on behalf of all working Americans, with proposals for creating jobs and equal economic opportunity
Koch brothers exposed( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From environmental pollution to their efforts to dismantle Social Security for working Americans, the Koch brothers have launched a large network, attacking our American values. Join Senator Bernie Sanders, Van Jones and Katrina vanden Heuvel in this investigation of how the billionaire Koch brothers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on covert attacks that destroy American values and corrupt our government
Carbo₂n nation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A documentary movie about climate change solutions. Even if you doubt the severity of the impact of climate change or just don't buy it at all, this is still a compelling and relevant film that illustrates how SOLUTIONS to climate change also address other social, economic and national security issues"--Publisher website
Beyond the messy truth : how we came apart, how we come together by Van Jones( Recording )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deeply impassioned manifesto on how to transform disagreement into peaceful, effective action; by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as 'a star of the 2016 campaign' who tries to 'fight the right way.'
Every other weekend by Kenneth F Parker( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebuild the dream by Van Jones( Recording )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Obama's former Green Jobs czar discusses his time in governemnt and sets forth his own manifesto for restoring the American Dream on behalf of all working Americans, with proposals for creating jobs and equal economic opportunity
Bioneers 2007 : plenary DVD set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videorecording of presentations from the 2007 Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, California. Speakers from various fields and backgrounds discuss solutions for restoring the earth's ecological balance
Let fury have the hour( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his feature directorial debut, author and visual artist Antonino D'Ambrosio spins a lively social history that chronicles how a generation of artists, thinkers, and activists channeled their creativity into an organized response and resistance to the reactionary politics that increasingly defined American culture in the 1980s. This idea of art as political statement came to be known as 'creative response,' and, through insightful and energetic interviews with more than 50 influential creative voices, D'Ambrosio traces the movement from its earliest inklings in the Reagan-Thatcher era through three decades of social and political change. An exuberant mixed media collage that incorporates graphic art, music, animation, and spoken word ... D'Ambrosio's stylish and inspirational film pays due homage to the parallel creative history of late 20th-century America in the words and work of the artists themselves."--Snagfilms.com
13th( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery. But it also included a provision many people don't know about and that is what this documentary brings to view. "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist." That exception justifies the use of forced labor as long as the laborer is a convict. This documentary makes the case that inclusion of this loophole is only one of the justifications for continuing domination of people of color. The 13th Amendment was ratified in 1865 and director Ava DuVernay supports her thesis through the use of both historical footage and interviews. Film clips of former President Richard Nixon call for 'Law & Order' which has resulted in exploding prison populations. The U.S. only has 5% of the world's population but has 25% of the world's prisoners. This Law & Order policy enabled government to imprison blacks. John Ehrlichman was Assistant to President Nixon for Domestic Affairs: "Did we know we were lying? Of course we did." The documentary makes the case that those drug busts, Jim Crow laws and segregation are all variations of domination of black America. Currently the 'Prison/Industrial Complex' is just a new version of the same old problem. Here DuVernay returns to the 13th Amendment and makes the case that the system cannot be dealt with by making small changes. The system itself has to be rebuilt."--IMDb, viewed 9/1/2017
Brave new films : activist DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War on Whistleblowers highlights the stories of four whistleblowers who noticed government wrong-doing and turned to the media to expose the abuse they discovered. In addition to their personal accounts, the film includes interviews with journalists and legal experts sharing their knowledge of the challenges whistleblowers face today
The new dream : the 3rd wave of environment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It briefly outlines the first and second waves of environmentalism and explains why the third wave, one committed to environmental justice, green jobs, pathways out of poverty and strong action on the climate crisis, is so important today
Strategic solutions for business & economics by Van Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plenary : policy and marketing solutions, Monday, May 5, 2008( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation during the May 5th plenary session of the Solar 2008 conference address challenges for developing sound policies, market sustainability, and innovative strategies for renewable energy. Brad Collins, ASES Executive Director, gives an overview of sustainable energy while Michael Aguirre, San Diego City Attorney, gives a local perspective on building sustainable cities. Michael Dworkin discusses strategies to reach energy independence, national scurity, and economic well-being. Senator Gary Hart discusses the Presidential Climate Action Project's guidleines to help the U.S. government move forward, and Van Jones comments on building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty
Ella's voice : newsletter of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights 1999-2000, birth of a movement by Ella Baker Center for Human Rights( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Solar 2008 : plenary, policy and marketing solutions, Monday, May 5, 2008 by Solar Conference( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Remarks made at the Monday plenary session of the Solar 2008 Conference, held in San Diego, Calif., organized by the American Solar Energy Society, and others
Come to Jesus ; He's coming to judge the world by Johnsonaires( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Building a green collar economy( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The green-collar economy : how one solution can fix our two biggest problems
Alternative Names
Jones, Anthony 1968-

Jones, Anthony Kapel 1968-

Van Jones 1968-

Van Jones ambientalista statunitense

Van Jones Amerikaans motiverende spreker

Van Jones US-amerikanischer politischer Aktivist

Van Jones US-amerikanischer politischer Aktivist, Kommentator und Autor

Βαν Τζόουνς

Ван Джонс

أنتوني جونز

وان جونز

반 존스

반 존스 1968-

존스, 반 1968-

ヴァン・ジョーンズ

ジョーンズ, ヴァン

ジョーンズ, ヴァン 1968-

范·琼斯

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