Democracy: Of, By and For the People

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The word democracy comes from Greek and translates to “rule by the people.” In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln captured this essence of democracy in...

For The People Act: Securing Voting Rights for All

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) If signed into law, the For the People Act (HR.1/S.1) would be the largest expansion and protection of voting rights in decades. The legislation...

Postal Legislation and the Need for Filibuster Reform

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Since the last issue of The American Postal Worker, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2021 (H.R. 3076 &S. 1720) was introduced in the 117th...

New Congress and Presidential Administration Offer Positive Landscape for Legislative Progress

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As this issue reaches mailboxes, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as President and Vice President, and the 117th Congress will have...

Turning Our Attention to the 117th Congress

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) APWU members have so much to be proud of right now. With the fate of USPS and our union jobs hanging in the balance, we gave the Georgia runoff...

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