Delivering For America: The Rally To Save Six Day Mail Service + Real Reason Post Office is Canceling Saturday Deliveries

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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.

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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

see also:

Issues behind postal workers’ struggle

see

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

Time to Save the Post Office by Ralph Nader

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5 responses to “Delivering For America: The Rally To Save Six Day Mail Service + Real Reason Post Office is Canceling Saturday Deliveries

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  4. 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 .

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