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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.

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

National Nurses United, AFL-CIO (NNU) seeks experienced research analysts 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.

Murphy Institute @ Queens College

The Murphy Institute at Queens College assists union members returning to school in pursuit of undergraduate or graduate degrees. There are dozens of undergraduate and graduate majors to choose from as well as programs targeted to specific interests, such as Para to Teacher.

The Center offers the full range of services that are available at our 43rd Street location: special admissions; convenient scheduling; dedicated faculty; and an extensive academic support system. Career advisement and proactive counseling ensures that, once admitted, students embark on a path that enables them to meet their educational goals as quickly and efficiently as possible.