Rachel Maddow on the potential demise of DeJoy

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On her show on Nov. 19, Rachel Maddow focused on President Biden’s changes to the USPS Board of Governors “that apparently are finally going to clear the way to getting rid of that guy,” Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. She also talked with Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi about his hope that the new Board will relieve DeJoy of his duties. Full … Read More

Spring 2021 CPWU Newsletter

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The Spring 2021 Newsletter from Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) has articles about Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ten-year plan, ironically named “Delivering for America”; the “People’s Postal Agenda” discussed at the online conference put on by the Grand Alliance to Save the Public Postal Service; Charlotte postal workers protesting mistreatment and harassment; and Washington state’s postal workers pushing to … Read More

The 2020 Mail Delays: Stats & Charts

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By Steve Hutkins The Postal Regulatory Commission’s annual compliance review ordinarily focuses on postal rates, but this year, due to widespread reports of mail delays over the past several months, the Commission has been scrutinizing on-time service performance. Over the past few weeks, the Commission and its newly appointed Chairman have filed a number of information requests seeking data from … Read More

Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) Winter 2021 Newsletter

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The CPWU Winter 2021 Newsletter has articles about why Postmaster General DeJoy should be dumped, the possible implications of the Senate going Democrat, and the contrast between DeJoy’s vision and what a public vision of the Postal Service looks like. Read the newsletter here.

Stop girdling the Post Office

SteveBlog, Featured, Slideshow

Girdling is the practice of cutting the bark off around a tree so that it will eventually die, slowly. For at least the last fifty years, the right wing has been girdling the post office in order to reap a financial harvest.