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 [...]

How Residents Rallied To Get Their Post Office Back

By Jessica Kutz, North Country News. -

On an otherwise typical summer day, rumors started spreading in the small rural mountain community of Munds Park in northern Arizona: The local post office had been shuttered. As the chatter [...]

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 [...]

New Hotline For Postal Service Whistleblowers

By Project on Government Oversight. -

The United States Postal Service provides safe, timely communication for all Americans. Increasingly, that includes supporting U.S. elections by handling mail-in ballots, a function of [...]

DeJoy’s USPS Changes Violate Federal Law

By the Constitutional Accountability Center, Popular Resistance. -

Before USPS leaders may implement changes that will impact mail delivery on a substantially nationwide basis, the law requires certain procedures to be followed. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, [...]

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 [...]

Trump And DeJoy’s Main Objective: Incapacitate The US Postal Service

By Michael Payne, Nation of Change. -

Why in the world would anyone want to do great harm to one of America’s oldest and most revered institutions, the USPS? Why? It’s the upcoming presidential election, stupid! Talk about a [...]

#SaveThePostOffice Call-In Day! Wednesday, August 26

By A Grand Alliance to Save the Post Office, Popular Resistance. -

Since the Coronavirus crisis hit, USPS has become more essential than ever, from delivering life-saving medicine, to sustaining our democracy through mail-in voting. It has also become more [...]

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 [...]

US Postal Service Employees Ordered Not To Speak To Press

By Sarah K. Burris, The New Civil Rights Movement. -

While the U.S. Postal Service is under attack, everyone from letter carriers to union chairs and those working behind the doors in processing facilities has sounded the alarm about what they’re [...]

Congress: Postal Service Delays ‘Far Worse Than Previously Acknowledged’

By J. Edward Moreno, The Hill. -

House Democrats on the Oversight and Reform Committee released documents Saturday showing that Postal Service delays they say are “far worse than previously acknowledged.” The assessment from [...]

Rotting Food, Dead Animals And Chaos At Postal Facilities

By Laura J. Nelson and Maya Lau, LA Times. -

Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the high desert town of Tehachapi, Calif., began to notice crates of mail sitting in the post office in the early morning that should have been [...]

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 [...]

Protect The Vote And End Privatization Of The Postal Service

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

As we were warned earlier in the year, the US Postal Service is failing due to a long term effort to weaken it plus the confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, recession and intentional efforts by [...]

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