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Rather than the story of a Postal Service facing dire financial straits, it is time we see the Postal Service for what it really is: a well-loved public institution that has risen to every challenge and innovated its way to new services even in the face of an unprecedented congressional mandate. (Photo: Ron Doke/Flickr/cc) Views
How Congress Manufactured a Postal Crisis—And How to Fix it
An unprecedented congressional mandate threatens the Postal Service's ability to continue to provide good jobs and universal service
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The Tax Day message from the American Postal Workers Union. News
"Keep It, It's Yours." Postal Workers' Message to Public Denounces Trump Privatization Plan
"Don't sell this national treasure to private interests that will charge more for less service," union says ahead of Tax Day events
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Without competition from the public Postal Service, for-profit firms would likely jack up delivery fees even higher for the 70 million people who already live in areas hit by delivery surcharges. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
I’m a Postal Worker. If You Get Mail in a Small Town or Suburb, Listen Up!
A Trump administration plan could mean reduced service and higher postage for at least half of all ZIP codes
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US Mail Is #NotForSale: Postal Workers Nationwide Stand Together Against Trump's Privatization Plan
"Our postal system has never belonged to any president, any political party, or any company. It's belonged to the people of this country."
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The truth is that the USPS’s problems were largely created by Congress. (Photo: Ron Doke/Flickr/cc) Views
It's Your Post Office. Keep It.
Take it from a postal worker: If the U.S. sells its public mail service, consumers will lose big time
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The War on the Post Office
The U.S. Postal Service, under attack from a manufactured crisis designed to force its privatization, needs a new source of funding to survive. Postal banking could fill that need.
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What Can You Possibly Buy for 47 Cents These Days?
Although most of us take it for granted, America's postal service is an amazing bargain. For only 47 cents, you can purchase A "Forever" postage stamp. Buy one 47-cent stamp, and postal workers will deliver your envelope to any address in the country by plane, train, bus, boat, truck, car, bike,...
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