Rally To Save The Public Post Office: Dump DeJoy And Bounce Bloom

By Chuck Zlatkin, Popular Resistance. -

Thursday, September 23, 2021, in front of Brookfield Asset Management's NYC office, 250 Vesey Street, the Rally to Save the Public Post Office: Dump DeJoy & Bounce Bloom was loud and [...]

How Postal Workers Saved The Election

By Jane Slaughter, Labor Notes. -

The story of mail ballots in 2020 is the story of a union postal workforce willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make sure that every vote got delivered. Postal workers did this despite [...]

Postal Workers Defy Order To Not Restart Sorting Machines

Despite a national order not to reinstall letter-sorting machines that had been dismantled over the past month, the Postal Service plants in Tacoma and Wenatchee have done just that, according to [...]

Postal Service Halts Some Changes Amid Outcry, Protests And Lawsuits

By Lisa Mascaro and Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press. -

Facing mounting public pressure and a crush of state lawsuits, President Donald Trump's new postmaster general announced Tuesday he is halting some operational changes to mail delivery that [...]

Authorities Seize Masks Oakland Printer Made For Protesters

By Martha Ross, Mercury News. -

The family that owns an Oakland screen printing business said they feel “angry, concerned and threatened” after they learned that cloth masks they made for protests around the country were [...]

Scapegoating Unions For The Postal Service’s Phony Crisis

By Brian Wakamo, Inequality.org -

Blame it on the unions. When corporations, governments, or public agencies are facing financial challenges, this is often the default explanation. We saw this knee jerk response at a recent [...]

Trump Seeks To Privatize The Post Office

By Staff, Afge.org, Nalc.org Apwu.org -

WASHINGTON - American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s government [...]

Trump Using Amazon to Destroy the Post Office

By David Dayen, The American Prospect -

The Amazon spat is a cover for the formal unveiling of a long-wished right-wing project to destroy the post office and have private industry take over its infrastructure, which taxpayers funded [...]

The War On The Post Office

By Ellen Brown, Web of Debt. -

The U.S. banking establishment has been at war with the post office since at least 1910, when the Postal Savings Bank Act established a public savings alternative to a private banking system that [...]

Protesters Win: Berkeley Post Office Saved

By jpmassar, www.dailykos.com -

In early April, the US Postal Service won. They got a Federal Judge to dismiss, without prejudice, Berkeley's lawsuit against the sale of the downtown Berkeley Post Office. Funny thing though, [...]

Uniting To Save Our Post Office

By Staff, www.apwu.org -

In the face of aggressive attacks, a wide range of national organizations have come together to create A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service. These organizations are united in the [...]

Protesters Continue Occupation, No Sale Of Berkeley Post Office

By Amy Jiang, www.dailycal.org -

Local developer Hudson McDonald failed to reach an agreement regarding the sale of the Downtown Berkeley post office last week after months of negotiations and prolonged community [...]

Berkeley Post Office “Under Contract” To Be Sold!

By Labor Solidarity Committee, www.occupyoakland.org -

The selling off of the US Post Office continues. The dismantling of the Post Office, laying off of workers, efforts to reduce service and make deals with private corporations to fulfill some Post [...]

Latest Plan To Privatize Post Office Hits Unexpected Obstacle

By David Morris, www.onthecommons.org -

The United States Postal Service (USPS) management just ran into a possible game-changing obstacle to its shameful pursuit of a fully privatized post office: labor solidarity. Here’s the [...]

Boycott Staples! Solidarity With Postal Workers

By Staff, www.laborfightback.org/ -

The deal between Staples and the U.S. Postal Service jeopardizes mail service and the viability of local post offices. In fact, post offices across the country are at risk -- along with thousands [...]

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