The Post Office Belongs To The Public

By Mark Dimondstein and Richard Koritz, In These Times. -

On June 15, Louis DeJoy of Greensboro, N.C., began his new job as Postmaster General of the United States. We are postal worker union activists who also hail from Greensboro (and are now [...]

Trump: Postal Workers Don’t Deserve A Financial Lifeline

By Sarah Anderson, Inequality.org. -

The financially strapped United States Postal Service wound up with crumbs in the $2.2 trillion stimulus deal, despite playing a vital role in our nation’s public health and economic stability at [...]

The Postal Service Is A Public Treasure That Should Not Be Privatized

By Sarah Holder, Citylab.com -

The United States Postal Service has been fighting for its life since it was born. President Richard Nixon created this vast mail-managing entity in 1970 by turning its old Cabinet-level [...]

Postal Workers Unite Nationwide Against Trump’s Privatization Plan

By Jessica Corbett, Truthdig.com -

Under the proposal—unveiled in June as part of a 32-point plan (pdf) to significantly reorganize the federal government—USPS would “transition to a model of private management and private or [...]

Victory For Postal Workers As Staples Drops Postal Plan

By Michelle Sturman, www.opi.net -

The company said that it would discontinue the pilot programme – which was announced last November – in the coming weeks and instead would become an ‘approved shipper’ for the US Postal Service [...]