Berkeley post office protest continues despite warnings from US Postal Service


From Inside Bay Area: "More than a dozen uniformed postal police and nonuniformed postal inspectors turned up the heat on protesters at the downtown post office late in the afternoon on Aug. 5, warning those occupying tents on the post office steps that they were violating federal law.

"All U.S. Postal Service property is closed to the public after normal business hours," a notice stated. "Violators are subject to arrest and prosecution."

Activists have been camping and demonstrating at the post office since July 24, protesting the postal service decision to put the historic 57,000-square-foot building up for sale.."  Read more.

There's a also good piece by David Welsh on Counterpunch.