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Postal News Roundup

Book Review: How the Other Half Banks by Mehrsa Baradaran
The time has come, Baradaran argues, either to restore a postal banking system that ­offers greater accessibility or provide some ­other public banking option.

Right Wing’s Assault on Post Office – Smashing the Myth That It’s in Financial Trouble
The truth is that almost all of the postal service's losses can be traced back to a single change in the law made by the Republican Congress in 2006.

Don’t Put Privatizer and Payday Lender Lobbyist on the USPS Board
With corporate-conservative calls for full or partial privatization of the United States Postal Service (USPS) escalating, groups are sounding the alarm about new nominees to the USPS Board of Governors.