June 23, 2009 – Hour 1

In our first hour, we talked first with Van Jones, founder of Green for All,  recently appointed Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Marc and Jones talk about green jobs and recent moves by the federal government to implement more environmentally sustainable practices.

We followed that with an update on Somerset County, where an NAACP/ACLU report recently alledged that there is overwhelming inequality in the county government and workforce. The article referenced in the conversation can be found here: County in Maryland Suffering Rampant Racism, says NAACP/ACLU Report 

The panel for this segment included: