California Is Ready To Pilot A Postal Banking Solution

By Thomas M. Hanna and Jeff Olson, The Hill. -

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is under attack and at grave risk. But with that many Americans are awakening to both the value of the USPS and the manifest dangers of privatization. The crisis [...]

Vandalizing The Post Office

By Larry Cohen, Democracy Journal. -

Undermining democracy to win elections and protect investors and property interests in the United States is well documented and has been a consistent part of our history. However, Donald Trump’s [...]

The US Postal Service Is A National Asset

By Max B. Sawicky, CEPR. -

The financial problems of the United States Postal Service (USPS) are the result of misguided policy decisions — some of them long-standing — not declines in first-class mail, its primary source [...]

Wall Street Moving To Make A Mint Off The Mail, JPMorgan Postal Bank

By Raúl Carrillo, Take On Wall Street. -

Imagine if activists and elected officials were clamoring for emergency provision of food and McDonald’s offered to place a drive-thru window in every post office. Calling it #postalfood. That [...]

Save The Post Office Before It’s Too Late

By Andy Piascik, www.popularresistance.org -

By Andy Piascik. United States - Throughout the country, postal workers and community allies have prevented the closing of many facilities. Among the actions taken were a post office occupation [...]

Banking At The Post Office Is Better Than Payday Loans

By Raul Carrillo, www.yesmagazine.org -

In the U.S, 38 percent of the population—88 million people—either have no bank accounts (the “unbanked”) or are at least partially dependent upon high-cost services like payday lending (the [...]

U.S. Council of Mayors Endorse Postal Banking

By Matt Stannard, www.bankact.org -

At its June 20-23, 2014 annual meeting, the US Conference of Mayors (USCM) adopted a pair of resolutions endorsing postal banking, co-signed by eight mayors from six states. Their goal is to [...]