CNN commentator Van Jones is a Communist. If you want to see the virulent anti-Trump regime media in all its hateful and venomous glory, look no farther than this self-proclaimed radical communist activist and agent provocateur who was appointed by Barack Obama to serve as the Obama administration’s “Green Czar”. He announced his resignation at midnight, September 6, 2009 after a series of controversies over past inflammatory statements.
Jones was a founding organizer and leader of the communist revolutionary organization, Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement (STORM).
The organization had its roots in a group protesting “U.S. Imperialism” during the Persian Gulf War of 1991. The leftist blog Machete 48 identifies STORM’s influences as “third-worldist Marxism (and an often vulgar Maoism).”
STORM’s own literature describes its “Maoist orientation” which conducted “a group reading of Mao’s On Practice and On Contradiction.” The group studied Lenin’s theories of the state, revolution, the party, and “the political ideas of Mao Tse-tung.”
STORM’s own history further states, “We also pushed at or went beyond the limits of the traditional Marxist canon, studying such topics as revolutionary feminism, the Palestinian liberation struggle, transgender liberation, methods of evaluation, self-care for cadre and revolutionary mass [community] organizing.”
STORM was extensively involved in the community organizing movement. In the early 2000s, Jones and STORM were co-sponsors of the anti-Iraq War demonstrations organized by International ANSWER, a left wing anti-Semitic front group for the Marxist-Leninist Workers World Party (WWP).
On April 29, 1992, more than a year after the founding of STORM, members of the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP) looted and trashed the downtown and government districts of Los Angeles, triggering the infamous Rodney King riots.
The RCP is known as the premier Maoist party in the United States. During the days immediately preceding the violence, RCP, which maintained close ties to the L.A. gangs known as the Crips and the Bloods, circulated throughout South Central Los Angeles a leaflet featuring a statement by RCP National Spokesman Carl Dix, titled It’s Right To Rebel, a quote popularized by Mao Zedong.
Encouraged by Dix, RCP activists helped lead the riots that would leave 58 people dead and more than 2,300 people injured.
While studying law at Yale, Van Jones traveled to San Francisco in the spring of 1992 when the leftist Lawyers Committee for Human Rights hired several organizers to be on hand for the trial of policemen charged with the beating of Rodney King.
Jones was arrested in the aftermath of the riots. While in jail Jones is said to have experienced a jailhouse conversion to communism although the record shows Jones founded STORM a year earlier as a communist organization.
Adapted from the Van Jones reference on Conservapedia.3:48 pm on October 20, 2016 Email Charles Burris