The American Dream Movement has been called an antidote to the Tea Party movement, but what's at the core of it? Activist and former Obama administration "green-jobs adviser" Van Jones will explain the big-umbrella progressive movement in an 11:30 a.m. ET address from the "Take Back the American Dream" conference in Washington, D.C.
See the live stream of his speech and subsequent conference events below, via Free Speech TV, and check Blogging the Beltway this week for continuing coverage.
Here's a selection of our live Tweets from the speech, @theroot247:
Van Jones: The White House is talking different because we are walking different. #takeback11
Van Jones: An effective progressive movement has to be "portable, patriotic, & positive." #takeback11 wapo.st/qA7mtC
Van Jones: #teaparty branded a network while progressives relied on individual brand of #Obama. #takeback11 wapo.st/qA7mtC
Van Jones: We can take this whole thing back and do it bigger and better than 2008. #takeback11 wapo.st/qA7mtC
Van Jones: Marines will protect the #occupywallstreet protesters "in their dress blues" #takeback11 wapo.st/qA7mtC
Van Jones: I'm not mad at the Tea Party. I'm mad at us for being so quiet. #takeback11 wapo.st/qA7mtC
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