Wed, Mar 11, 2009 -- 5:30 PM

Van Jones -- Greening the U.S. Economy
President Obama named Van Jones this week as his coordinator for green jobs. A well-known Bay Area activist, Van Jones is a pioneer in merging the environmental and social justice movements. He's also come to be known as the leading apostle of the green economy as an answer to urban poverty. We talk with Jones about his new post, and about what needs to be done to green the most distressed sectors of the U.S. economy.

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