Save our post offices

Can postal workers and the communities that depend on postal jobs and services stop Congress from privatizing the highest rated government agency — the U.S. Postal Service? ... Posted Mar 15, 2012

You might not know it, but the U.S. Constitution authorized the Congress to “establish Post Offices and post Roads.” ... Posted Mar 15, 2012

I still have many good friends in the P.O. and I strongly believe that the degradation of the P.O., leading to its eventual privatization, will not be good for our society. The privatization of the P.O. will be the first “domino”; Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid will soon follow. ... Posted Mar 15, 2012

Wearing blue and yellow “Reopen Frederick” shirts and waving blue “Save America’s Post Office” signs, about 80 workers gathered on March 11 to demand the reopening of the Frederick, Md., Processing and Distribution Center. ... Posted Mar 15, 2012

Excerpts from Chapter 5 of “High Tech, Low Pay,” the 1986 book by then-Workers World Party Chairperson Sam Marcy. ... Posted Mar 15, 2012

“The spin is in full swing,” said Johnnie Stevens, coordinator of Community Labor United to Save Postal Jobs & Services, “to spread lies that the [U.S. Postal Service] is broke in order to justify layoffs, post office closings and union busting when the current moratorium expires May 15.” ... Posted Feb 24, 2012

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