A Reading List of Recent News

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From WBUR:  Washington Post: “Trump says he will block coronavirus aid for U.S. Postal Service if it doesn’t hike prices immediately” — “President Trump on Friday threatened to block an emergency loan to shore up the U.S. Postal Service unless it dramatically raised shipping prices on online retailers, an unprecedented move to seize control of the agency that analysts said … Read More

How The U.S. Postal Service Shaped American Society And Democracy

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wortfm.org: As the U.S. Postal Service faces a new financial crisis in the midst of the pandemic, we take this opportunity to learn about the history of the USPS and its vital role in shaping American society and democracy with historian Richard R. John. Richard R. John is a professor of history and communications at Columbia University. He is the … Read More