Van Jones told The New York Times that Glenn Beck pushed him out of a job and his advocacy organization pushed Beck out of one. “Now we’re both irrelevant!” he said. Today, obviously Jones has found a way to make himself relevant again. But what did he learn from his public face-off with Beck and what would he do differently today?
The former special advisor to the Obama White House and author of Rebuild the Dream. tells Big Think how he evolved after being on “the left side of Pluto” in his twenties. Jones took a year off to form the organization Rebuild the Dream, and write the book, Rebuild the Dream.