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The Affordable Care Act: How Is It Working for Working People?

The Murphy Institute is known for its public programming, bringing thinkers, leaders and policymakers together to discuss the issues vital to making change in our city and our world. 

Watch Barbara Caress, former Director, Strategic Planning and Policy, SEIU Local 32BJ, discuss the impact of the ACA on working people.

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Taking It to the Streets! Street Vendors in the New Labor Economy

The Murphy Institute is known for its public programming, bringing thinkers, leaders and policymakers together to discuss the issues vital to making change in our city and our world. 

Watch Javier Valdez, Co-Executive Director, Make the Road New York and Diana Robinson, Campaign & Education Coordinator, Food Chain Workers Alliance discuss the prospects and challenges of organizing food vendors.

Was Organized Labor Once a Poor People’s Movement?

The Murphy Institute is known for its public programming, bringing thinkers, leaders and policymakers together to discuss the issues vital to making change in our city and our world. 

Watch Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the CUNY Graduate Center discussing the history of Organized Labor and whether it can return to its roots of fighting for the poor.

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A Back Room Deal for the 1%: The Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Murphy Institute is known for its public programming, bringing thinkers, leaders and policymakers together to discuss the issues vital to making change in our city and our world. 

Watch Celeste Drake, Trade and Globalization Specialist, AFL-CIO discussing the Obama administration and the Trans-Pacific Partnership at “A Back-Room Deal for the 1%: The Trans-Pacific Partnership.”

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Lucia Gomez-Jimenez Discusses Organizing in Immigrant Communities

The Murphy Institute is known for its public programming, bringing thinkers, leaders and policymakers together to discuss the issues vital to making change in our city and our world. 

Watch Lucia Gomez-Jimenez, Executive Director of La Fuente talk about organizing immigrant communities at a panel on “Emerging Leaders/Emerging Strategies: New Directions for Labor Studies and Its Allies” at Murphy. This event was held to celebrate the launch of the Murphy Institute Scholarship for Diversity in Labor Leadership and Labor Studies.

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