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A People’s Art History of the United States

This book was initially listed in The New Labor Forum Spring 2014 Issue

By Nicolas Lampert
The New Press, 2013
A fascinating book examines the role visual images have played in activist movements throughout American history. The author was “particularly drawn to the examples . . . where the decisions made by artists were controversial and confounding” because “analyzing histories that are deeply complicated helps us learn.”

Educators, National Nurses United – Institute for Health and Socio-Economic Policy

Educator Positions
National Nurses United, AFL-CIO (NNU) seeks experienced educators to work in its research arm, the Institute for Health and Socio-Economic Policy. NNU, the nation’s largest nurses’ union and professional association, leads the Registered Nurse movement to transform the market-driven healthcare industry into a health care system driven by patient needs. NNU has negotiated the best Registered Nurse collective bargaining contracts in the nation and provided critical leadership in the AFL-CIO’s decision to endorse a single-payer healthcare system based on updating and expanding Medicare benefits for all Americans.