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Could a Public USPS Survive in a Trump Presidency?

Predictably, the Republican platform plank on the U.S. Postal Service spouts mindless corporate drivel about how outmoded the USPS is in the internet age and how private enterprise should make more incursions into its operations. That is, if GOP platform … Continue reading

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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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Commercial Mailers Break Silence on Postal Governors Issue

Mailing industry groups are finally trying to light a fire under the collective hindquarters of the Senate to up and approve new members of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors. The Board is supposed to make sure that the … 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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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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Inspector General Questions USPS Closures

The U.S. Postal Service seems intent on whipsawing through its distribution facilities and laying off employees. Is this the best way to go in the long run? Earlier this month, the USPS Office of the Inspector General questioned whether the … Continue reading

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