Berkeley sleep-in on post office steps goes into third day


About fifteen protesters camped out on the steps of the Berkeley post office for the third night since the rally on Saturday.  Protesters denounced the Postmaster General's decision to sell historic post offices in Berkeley, the Bronx, and LaJolla,, close thousands of post offices and mail processing plants, end door-to-door and Saturday delivery, and lay off 100,000-plus unionized postal workers, in what they said was a "systematic plan to dismantle and privatize the postal service."  Read more.  (Press release)