Van Jones AWOL at Tarsands Action Once Again, But Calls for Mass Civil Unrest if Obama Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

By: Monday November 7, 2011 10:10 am

I was as at the White House once again yesterday protesting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline along with many of the folks I was arrested with on September 9 including Dan Choi, Jessica, Ari, Scarecrow and Bill McKibben. It was really gratifying us to see that our relatively small crew of 65 who were handcuffed, hauled off in paddy wagons and sent to jail with zero media attention that first day had now swelled to a crowd of over 12,000 that the media could not ignore.

Radical Conservatives Make Sure Government Isn’t the Solution

By: Thursday July 22, 2010 5:00 am

Radical conservatives in the Senate are contributing to unemployment in their own novel way: They are so devoted to blocking action that they extend it even to filling relatively low-level government jobs. They want to prove that government can’t work, by stopping it from working. They’re dedicated to ruining it as part of their nihilistic, self-fulfilling anti-government prophesies.

Grijalva: Baucus Bill Has “No Legitimacy”

By: Saturday September 12, 2009 6:23 pm

Rep. Grijalva is doing what we always ask progressives to do.  While others stood by and watched Van Jones and Yosi Sergent and a huge piece of progressive infrastructure swept away by capitulation to Glenn Beck’s McCarthyist tactics, he’s fighting.

Let him know we need more of that.