Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: U.S. Postal Service

How to make the holidays happier for the Postal Service

Now it’s time for Congress to deliver by passing the Postal Reform Act and urging USPS leaders to focus on innovations to better serve all Americans for generations to come.

Greg Palast investigates: The looming vote by mail crisis that could...

Are Americans playing Russian Roulette with their vote?

Still ‘miles to go’ to ensure a safe and fair election,...

The statement from DeJoy came shortly after reports that at least 20 states plan to sue the postmaster general to force him to reverse the changes made to mail services.

Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama agree: Trump’s attack on Postal Service...

"Democracy must be saved. Trump must be defeated."

What about the USPS?

I think that many of the postal services provided would be handled better in other ways. And I would say the same thing about booksellers. And newspaper publishers.

Why America cannot afford to let the US Postal Service go...

The agency’s importance is growing. Come November, American democracy may depend on it.

Vote by mail: Head of Postal Union says mailed ballots are...

“We’re talking now about basic access to the ballot box. The Post Office is the most trusted federal agency.”

Trump attacks Post Office while carriers & clerks die from COVID-19

Trump claims the agency is only losing money because it is undercharging Amazon and other companies for shipping.

Is Trump giving Amazon the Postal Service?

Trump wanted to use the Postal Service to hit back at Amazon, but he may end up doing the opposite.

How bad public policy happens

Sometimes public policy inadvertently turns bad, but when it's based on ignorance and arrogance, policy inevitably goes bad.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.