Don’t Let Trump Gut the Post Office

Don’t Let Trump Gut the Post Office

What’s the gimmick in Trump’s plan to “rescue” the public Postal Service? One thing we’ve learned for sure this year is that no national crisis is too awful to keep Trump and Company from exploiting it for their plutocratic political purposes. COVID-19 is a God awful...
Most Years, the Postal Service Is a Moneymaker

Most Years, the Postal Service Is a Moneymaker

One public service that people really like and count on is the post office, which literally delivers for us. Anti-government ideologues and privatization dogmatists, however, hate the very word “public,” and they’ve long sought to demonize the U.S. Postal Service,...
Most Years, the Postal Service Is a Moneymaker

Don’t Let Them Take Your Post Office Away

This spring, President Trump created an inter-agency federal task force to propose structural reforms in the U.S. Postal Service. In only two months, the task force (comprised entirely of top Trump officials) zapped out a down-and-dirty report with this key...