17 Apr '11, 2pm

Van Jones at Power Shift 2011: "While they’re stuck on stupid in DC, your generation is rising"

Van Jones at Power Shift 2011: "While they’re stuck on stupid in DC, your generation is rising"

The strongest moments of his speech came when he discussed America’s basic principles, in the context of arguing with “your uncle Joe” who watches Fox News at the Thanksgiving table. “Don’t you believe in liberty?” Van asked. “Shouldn’t we have the right as Americans to be energy producers?” he asked. “Shouldn’t we have the right and liberty to be free from energy companies who dictate how much we pay, what air we breathe?” Coal and oil companies try to divide us with cultural stereotypes and political ideology, when a green economy is actually the truly American economy:

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/04/17/van-jones/

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