Monthly Archives: May 2013

USPS Untreated Like Decaying Infrastructure

For many years, the U.S. Postal Service has been bleeding to death financially and Congress–particularly the GOP-controlled House– has allowed this to go on without much thought to its likely consequences. In its second       quarter ended March 31, the … Continue reading

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How the USPS Resembles Social Security

Isn’t the U.S. Postal Service another form of Social Security, helping Americans with limited means and/or mobility to sustain their lives and interact with the world? Certainly that’s a lot of what you might hear from both urban and rural … Continue reading

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To Save the Postal Service, Act Locally

Maybe it’s going to take a popular movement to save local post offices and, indeed, the U.S. Postal Service as we know it. But for that to happen, enough people will have to begin suffering enough and know why they … Continue reading

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