The Postal Wire


Postal News Roundup

Should the Post Office Also Be a Bank?
If there were more alternatives in neighborhoods lacking banks, payday customers might not be driven to lenders with a reputation for exploiting borrowers with high-interest loans that roll over and over and over. Cue postal banking.

Bernie Sanders Has a Pretty Revolutionary Idea to Change America’s Post Offices
Mark Dimondstein, the union's president, argued that the post office has been an important part of civic life in American towns for centuries, and postal banking would help sustain that tradition.