Killing the Post Office on the Altar of Privatization. Our Commons on the Auction Block


DailyKos has a good piece on the latest developments concerning the Berkeley Post Office.  It starts like this:

"We petitioned. We wrote letters. We got the City Council and the Mayor to write letters. We rallied and marched. We got our state reps and Barbara Lee, our US Representative, to make entreaties.

The decision to sell the historic Berkeley Post Office was made in flagrant disregard to all such.

Then we appealed the decision.  And We were brushed off as only a bureaucrat, secure in his perch far above the voice of the people, can….  Read more.