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US Post Office Financial Crisis


The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

If the post office is going to go down, perhaps it should at least go down with a fight. Gordon Wozniak, a city councilman in Berkeley, Calif., has...

Post Office Cuts Threaten Black Middle Class

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Black Voices

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Jan 20 (Reuters) - While delivering mail on Chicago's North Side, Lakesha Dortch-Hardy spoke about how muc...

Saving the Post Office: Letter Carriers Consider Bringing Back Banking Services

Ellen Brown | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

Adding banking services is an internationally proven way to maintain post office profitability.

Post Office Privatization Is Probably a Huge Real Estate Deal

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Andrew Reinbach

If the United States Postal Services is such a bottomless money pit, why would anybody want it? Who ever heard of buying a service company with no upside? What's in it for them?

Take Me to the Post Office

Juanita MORE! | Posted 12.24.2011 | San Francisco
Juanita MORE!

I admit it I'm an old-fashioned gal. I like to get a real card or letter from someone I care about in my real mailbox!

Post Office May Cut Weekly Mail Delivery Days

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Massive deficits could force the post office to cut out one day of mail delivery, the postmaster general told Congress on Wednesday...

US Post Office $2.8 Billion In The Red

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service ended its fiscal year $2.8 billion in the red, battered by a faltering economy that cut the amount of mail being...