This video from the USA in 2008 says about itself:
The closing keynote speaker of the Netroots Nation convention in Austin last month was environmental and social justice activist Van Jones.
Responding to pressure from the extreme right over his aide’s previously held oppositional views, Obama dismissed “environmental jobs czar” Van Jones: here. See also here.
Van Jones Resigns from White House; Targeted by Oil Interests: here.
The Van Jones Saga: White Liberals Need to Keep Their Eye on the Prize When Racism Comes a Knockin’: here.