BEYOND THE MESSY TRUTH:
HOW WE CAME APART, HOW WE COME TOGETHER
Join the Love Army and Van Jones this Tuesday at Writers LIVE, Wendesday, Oct. 18th, for Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together. It's time to transform our collective anxiety into meaningful change and get down to the vital business of building an American democracy that works for everyone.
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In his new book, Van Jones, CNN political contributor and host of the recurring primetime special The Messy Truth with Van Jones, offers a passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart. Jones provides a blueprint for transforming our collective anxiety into meaningful change. He urges both sides to abandon the politics of accusation and focus on real solutions. Beyond the Messy Truth includes resources—contacts, books, media, and organizations—for bipartisan bridge-building and problem solving.
A graduate of the University of Tennessee and Yale Law School, Van Jones was a special adviser to the Obama White House. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream. Jones founded the social justice acclerator, the Dream Corps, and has led numerous social and environmental justice enterprises.
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In Beyond the Messy Truth, Van Jones offers a blueprint for transforming our collective anxiety into meaningful change. Jones takes aim at the failures of both parties before and after Trump’s victory. He urges both sides to abandon the politics of accusation and focus on real solutions. Calling us to a deeper patriotism, he shows us how to get down to the vital business of solving, together, some of our toughest problems.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Van Jones is a CNN political contributor and host of the CNN primetime special series, “The Messy Truth, with Van Jones.” A special advisor to the Obama White House and the author of two New York Times bestsellers, Jones founded the social justice accelerator, the Dream Corps. He has led numerous social justice and environmental enterprises, including the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change and Green For All.
He has earned many honors, including the World Economic Forum’s “Young Global Leader” designation and a Webby Special Achievement Award. He has also been named one of Rolling Stone’s 12 Leaders Who Get Things Done, Fast Company’s 12 Most Creative Minds on Earth, and Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He lives with his wife and two children in the Los Angeles area.
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