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It’s clear that the United States Postal Service provides tremendous service and value to seniors, not to mention millions of other Americans. (Photo: hobvias sudoneighm/flickr/cc) Views
Trump, USPS and Seniors
Refusing to bolster the United States Postal Service in its time of need is nothing short of a betrayal of American seniors, who are more reliant upon the US Postal Service than any other age group.
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UPS, FedEx and other private carriers are far more expensive than the USPS and much less efficient. (Photo: Bob Shand/Flickr/cc) Views
Save the US Postal Service Before It’s Too Late
A publicly-funded, national postal service is one of our country’s great achievements.
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The pandemic has shown that we need a public option for basic banking services. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
We Need a Public Option for Banking
As families struggle to get stimulus checks, it's time to fix the rusty pipes of our inequitable financial system.
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US Postal Service Reportedly Considering Price Hikes as Trump's Takeover of the Beloved Agency Accelerates
"President Trump's clear intent is to raise prices and force a crisis at the Post Office so that his political benefactors at the corporate shippers can increase their company profits at the expense of the people."
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Vote-by-Mail Under 'Existential Threat' as Top US Postal Service Official Reportedly Forced Out
"Trump is intent on installing his partisan lackeys in control of the Postal Service while congressional Republicans try to force it into insolvency so they can privatize it."
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Ordinary Americans of every political stripe, including 90 percent of Republicans and 96 percent of Democrats, support a postal relief package. (Photo: Ron Doke/Flickr/cc) Views
Let’s Save the Postal Service
The coronavirus-related plunge in mail revenue is threatening to bankrupt USPS—Trump doesn't want to help.
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'Just Straight Cronyism': Top Trump and GOP Donor Picked to Lead US Postal Service in Time of Crisis
"President Trump rewards a partisan donor by installing him at the United States Postal Service. This crony doesn't cut it."
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A mailman wearing a mask and gloves loads a postal truck with packages at a United States Postal Service (USPS) post office location in Washington, D.C. on April 16, 2020. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Newspapers Won’t Connect the Dots on Postal Service Threats
The right-wing vendetta against the Postal Service long predates the pandemic, but gutting it now has the potential to undermine the integrity of the November election. Yet establishment media seem remarkably uninterested in connecting the dots.
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USPS provides service at uniform and reasonable rates, delivering to 157 million addresses at least six days a week, no matter where they live. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
Postal Bankruptcy Would Hit Rural America Hardest
The 15 most rural states would face heavy blows to jobs, revenue, mail and package deliveries, and voting rights.
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A U.S. Postal Service employee wears a mask and delivers mail in the wind and rain in Copley Square in Boston on April 9, 2020. News
Polling Shows Two-Thirds of Americans Back Funding for Postal Service in Next Coronavirus Relief Package
"The public expects members of Congress and the White House to show appreciation for the importance of USPS and to ensure that essential postal services continue."
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