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USPS Cluster Boxes Drawing More Fire

Dissatisfaction with U.S. Postal Service’s cluster boxes is growing with at least one member of Congress introducing a bill to roll back their installation in new housing developments. Cluster boxes are centralized mail drop-off points now used mainly in newly … Continue reading

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USPS Should Stay Away From Bitcoin Technology

One of the stupidest ideas to save the U.S. Postal Service has just come to pass: to develop a digital currency modeled on Bitcoin (https://www.bitcoin.com). Trouble is this idea comes not from the USPS itself but the office of the … Continue reading

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Conservative Think Tank Blasts USPS Delivery Cuts

It’s no secret that the U.S. Postal Service seems much more interested in building its package courier services right now than in boosting its regular plain mail delivery. Just look at the USPS’s latest quarterly financial report for the period … Continue reading

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USPS Blind to Likely Effects of Plant Closures

Despite a flurry of Congressional and public opposition the U.S. Postal Service is set to begin shuttering 82 mail processing plants around the country in a move that will inevitably slow down delivery of first class and some other forms … Continue reading

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USPS Seems Intent on Killing Itself, Slighting Minorities

The U.S. Postal Service seems hell-bent on degrading and destroying itself as it paves the way for what some hope will become its eventual privatization. In so doing the USPS appears tone-deaf to fulfilling its constitutionally mandated obligation to provide … Continue reading

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USPS Shows Bias in Two at Least Two Proposed Closures

In the U.S. Postal Service’s zeal to close postal facilities and cut costs, it’s interesting to note which neighborhoods it’s targeting. In at least two cases in New York City, the USPS plans to shutter and/or sell off post offices … Continue reading

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