‘Ten Year Plan’ Will Destroy The Postal Service; Why We Must Save It

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The current US Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, and the head of the Board of Governors, Ron Bloom, launched a ten year plan that will slow mail service and raise prices. This is the final blow to [...]

USPS Begins Postal Banking Pilot Program

By David Dayen, The American Prospect. -

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has taken the most dramatic step in a half-century to re-establish a postal banking system in America. In four pilot cities, customers can now cash payroll [...]

20 State AGs File Suit Over Plan To Sabotage Postal Service

By Jon Queally, Common Dreams. -

Twenty state Attorneys General on Friday filed a joint complaint in an effort to block changes to the U.S. Postal Service enacted last week by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and which critics [...]

‘Fire DeJoy’ Demand Intensifies As 10-Year Plan To Sabotage Postal Service Takes Effect

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

Defenders of the U.S. Postal Service are urgently renewing their calls for the ouster of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as his 10-year plan to overhaul the cherished government institution is set [...]

When Rank And File Postal Workers Whipped Bosses, Union Leaders, And Richard Nixon

By Patrick Murfin, Heretic, Rebel, A Thing to Flout. -

The day after St. Patrick’s Day in New York City was often little more than an intense, city-wide hangover.  But on March 18, 1970 residents of the Big Apple awoke to more than just [...]

Prisons Prime Testing Ground For Dehumanizing Hi-Tech ‘Advances’

By Raul Diego, Mintpress News. -

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is coming under fire again from Democratic lawmakers, as well as from the American Postal Workers Union, who are calling for President Joe Biden to pave the way for [...]

The War Against The Postal Service

By Monique Morissey, Economic Policy Institute. -

The Postal Service is many things—among them, a public service; part of the nation’s critical infrastructure; a regulated monopoly; a good employer, especially for Black workers and military [...]

USPS Ordered To Reassemble Sorting Machines

By Sharon Zhang, Truthout. -

A federal judge has ordered the United States Postal Service (USPS) to restore previously decommissioned high-speed mail sorting machines at offices that can’t process election mail fast enough [...]

Communities Of Color Hurt The Most By Postal Service Attack

By Taryn MacKinney, the Union of Concerned Scientists. -

With just weeks until the 2020 election, the USPS is racing to prepare for a historic surge in mail-in voting. Our recent analysis of USPS records, which we received via Freedom of Information [...]

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, [...]

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