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Contract for the American Dream

Remembering MLK: Standing Up to the Dream Killers

Van Jones | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Van Jones

Today, April 4th, 2012, marks the 44th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. It's a good time to reflect on the state of not only Dr. King's dream, but the American dream at large.

Historic: Hundreds of Teach-In's Across U.S.A. on "How 1% Crashed Economy"

Van Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Van Jones

Our society today, which grants everything to the 1% at the expense of the rest of us, puts greed over common good, justice for some over justice for all, and next quarter over next generation. This is not an accident, and people need to be taught about it.

It's Time for the Solutions: Hundreds of Thousands Support Big Plan to Fix Economy

Van Jones | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

We must go beyond changing the conversation on inequality to also changing the conditions under which millions of Americans are suffering economically. Let's use this pivotal moment in history to make America work for the 99%.

Wanted: Americans to Rebuild the Dream

Pam Spritzer | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Pam Spritzer

Another Labor Day has passed, but the jobs crisis is far from over. What can we do to salvage the American Dream for the millions of hardworking people for whom life has become a nightmare of struggle and insecurity?

Fox News Panel Mocks Children In Progressive Video

Posted 10.11.2011 | Media

A Fox News panel mocked a group of children who appeared in a progressive video, calling them "dorks" and "bastards." and Van Jones put ...

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Unveil 'Contract For The American Dream' | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of the deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling, widely viewed as yet another setback for the progressive community, advocacy...