The Postal Wire


Those Damned Hippies. They Rezoned the Post Office.

Daily Kos - Why is this of interest to anyone outside of Berkeley? Because the new zoning ordinance is part of a long and bitter national struggle against the selling off of our public commons and the privatization of the Post Office.

Not only is Post Office management worried about their ability to sell the Berkeley Post Office, but we can hypothesize that they now need to be worried that this meme - protecting historical Post Offices using zoning - will spread across the country, throwing an additional monkey wrench into their privatization machinery.