Are you concerned about the future? Tired of divisiveness? Join political commentator and changemaker Van Jones on a journey to find unifying solutions to our country’s biggest problems. Each week, Van and his guests explore topics that affect us all—from climate change to prison reform, from voting rights to political polarization. In Uncommon Ground with Van Jones, you’ll hear inspiring, hopeful and unique perspectives on what it takes to create meaningful change and foster productive dialogue in a divided nation.
Anthony Kapel “Van” Jones is an American TV commentator, author, and lawyer. He founded several nonprofit organizations and has been a New York Times best-selling author, a CNN host, and an Emmy Award winner. But now, he is on a journey to solve real problems and create meaningful change in the United States with his podcast. Jones started Uncommon Ground With Van Jones back in October 2021. He has since attempted to tackle many big topics that affect many Americans daily.
The main aim of the podcast is to find hope and create a platform to discuss these topics. Each episode sees Jones talk to some of the brightest thought leaders from around the world. Guests include José Andrés, Trae Crowder, will.i.am, John Hope Bryant, Phillip Agnew, and many more. Guests share inspiring, hopeful, and unique perspectives in thought-provoking conversations.
Jones shares experiences from his life and accomplished career. He asks difficult questions about how people can make a difference in today's world. His great conversational style brings out honest and open responses from his guests. This podcast is perfect for those wanting to make a change in the world. Jones's passion for finding solutions comes through in each show and makes for a great listen.