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U.S. Postal Service Well Worth Fighting For

At last somebody recognizes the value and tradition of the public post office and how it kept the country together—and really still does. In a new book, author Winifred Gallagher outlines how the U.S. Post Office began by keeping the … Continue reading

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Board Nominees Favor Privatization, Oppose Postal Banking

No wonder the U.S. Postal Service came out so strongly against the proposal earlier this year for it to develop banking services aimed at poorer people generally shunned by commercial banks. Mickey Barnett, a recent nominee to its Board of … Continue reading

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USPS Publicly Poo-Poos Postal Banking Proposals

The U.S. Postal Service has been thrown on the defensive over a proposal to begin offering financial services to lower income people who banks generally avoid. You know that because the postal service has come out with a rare statement … Continue reading

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USPS Can Help Save Planet and Economy

The U.S. Postal Service right now has a rare opportunity to show leadership on boosting the American economy and sustaining the planet. Question is, does the agency have the will or backing from an all-Republican Congress to face down  inevitable … Continue reading

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Unions Finally Join in Postal Banking Fight

It’s better late than never but why did it take major postal labor unions nearly a year to sign on with the idea of having the U.S. Postal Service begin offering banking services to the poor and underserved? But the … Continue reading

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Banks Likely Obstacle to Developing New USPS Financial Services

The Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Postal Service may just have come up with a good idea: reviving financial services which would serve poor neighborhoods from which big commercial banks generally stay away. In a white paper … Continue reading

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