nextleftnotes·Mar 24, 2013
NEW YORK — March 24, 2013. Labor leaders, community activists, and politicians stood together outside Manhattan’s Farley post office to protest planned closures of neighborhood post offices, the end of six day mail delivery, and layoffs of postal workers.
Real Reason Post Office is Canceling Saturday Deliveries
SamSeder·Feb 6, 2013
For years, Sam Seder has been discussing the right wing attack on the United States Postal Office. The Postmaster General has just announced that to cut costs, the USPS has to end Saturday mail deliveries. Here’s the reason why…
This clip from the Majority Report, live M-F at 12 noon EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM
Issues behind postal workers’ struggle
A Day To Defend Postal Jobs by Jamie Partridge
Statement of Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader Condemning the U.S. Postal Service’s Move to End Saturday Delivery
US Postal Workers On Week-long Hunger Strike
Saving the Post Office: Letter Carriers Consider Bringing Back Banking Services by Ellen Brown
Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader Calls for the Postmaster General to Resign
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The argument from the conservative side of this ( and i dont know if it is true )..is that the U.S. postal service has to cut saturdays becuase they cannot afford to pay out large pensions to retirees . if someone could comment on this , i would be interested if this is true or not , cause i dont know .
Did you watch the 2nd video?
Congress has mandated that the Post Office pre-fund their retirement for 75 years into the future! No other business has to do this.
See this article:
And this one, too: