The Winter 2019 newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) is available here. The newsletter has articles about U.S. postal workers protesting in solidarity with Canada’s postal workers; mail workers for the French postal service being paid to help the elderly; and postal workers showing support for educators around the country, who supported the Staples boycott.
Rediscovering Wisconsin’s New Deal Post Offices and Murals
During the Great Depression, the federal government built nearly two thousand post offices. Over a thousand of them were adorned with murals, sculptures, and other art works celebrating American workers, local histories, and significant events. Wisconsin Post Office Mural Guidebook, by David W. Gates Jr., tells the story of the historic post offices in Wisconsin. The guidebook provides an account of all … Read More