The U.S. Postal Service is currently facing a financial crisis alongside concerns about keeping workers safe during the pandemic and preparing for the November election as more states seek to expand access to vote-by-mail programs. On today’s show, we discuss all this and more with historian Philip Rubio, author of the new book Undelivered. Over […]
Sarah Anderson, Director of the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and co-editor of the IPS web site Inequality.org, discusses the manufactured crisis of the bankruptcy of the U.S. Postal Service and why it should not be privatized.
As the U.S. Postal Service faces a new financial crisis in the midst of the pandemic, we take this opportunity to learn about the history of the USPS and its vital role in shaping American society and democracy with historian Richard R. John. Richard R. John is a professor of history and communications at Columbia […]
The group “Communities and Postal Workers United” is a grass roots organization to support the U.S. Postal Service against threatened cuts and privatization. Jan Miyasaki talks with retired letter carrier and organizer, Jamie Partridge, about their efforts.
This Week on Mel & Floyd: State Fair Features 176 Deep Fried Items, The Confederate Postal Service, “Lick Me I’m A Stamp”, Smedley the Dancing Elephant of course, and so much more!
Not everyone’s ready to give up Saturday mail. Fans of the post office will rally at the main Madison branch at 3903 Milwaukee Street on Sunday from 2PM to 4PM. Congressman Mark Pocan is expected to speak.