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Neither Snow Nor Rain

Jul 15, 2016
For more than two centuries, the postal system has been a fundamental part of American life. But modern technology has raised serious questions about its viability.

Special Delivery for the Plutocrats

Apr 23, 2015
"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds," reads the unofficial motto of the United States Postal Service. We now can add to that "nor a national security no-fly zone," as demonstrated by mailman Doug Hughes.

Warren’s Post Office Proposal: Palast Aims at the Wrong Target

Mar 13, 2014
Investigative reporter Greg Palast is usually pretty good at peering behind the rhetoric and seeing what is really going on. But in tearing into Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s support of postal financial services, he has done a serious disservice to the underdogs -- both the underbanked and the U.S. Postal Service itself.

Brains Lost in Mail — Postal Bank Bunkum

Mar 10, 2014
As a card-carrying progressive, I’m told I must never write about Sen. Elizabeth Warren unless I first shout, “Warren akbar!” -- Liz is Great! -- while bowing reverentially toward Boston.