The Postal Wire


Postal News Roundup

by APWU Communications

The Privatization Scam: 5 Horror Stories of Government Outsourcing to Greedy Private Companies - AlterNet
For decades we’ve been subjected to constant propaganda that government is inefficient, bureaucratic and expensive. Here are 5 privatization horror stories, where government outsourcing has gone terribly wrong. 

Staples in Bears’ Grip as Amazon Rivalry Curbs Growth Options - Bloomberg Businessweek
Wall Street analysts are predicting Staples Inc.’s best days are behind it.

Editorial: Postal Prognosis – Providence Journal
Casual observers may be excused for regarding the U.S. Postal Service as a basket case. But if they looked closer, they’d see there’s life in the post office yet. And there are levers that can be pulled to restore some of its vigor.