Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss protesters in Berkeley living in a tent city in order to save their Post Office, updates on minimum mandatory sentences, Stop and Frisk, climate change, restrictive voter ID laws, and NSA spying. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media [...]
Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss how Congress is undermining the U.S. Postal Service, the New York Times publishing a powerful letter from a Guantanamo prisoner that indicts President Obama on his role in keeping Gitmo open, poverty in America, the NYPD still being awful, two-tier justice in the U.S., and [...]
Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Hundreds protest the National Defense Authorization Act in NYC, the CIA is operating a drone base in Saudi Arabia, the post office cuts mail delivery on Saturdays (even though they’re really not broke), women are often victims of gun violence but the media doesn’t really focus on [...]
I posted a recap of the #OccupyWallStreet protest thus far with lots and lots of videos at The Nation, and a follow-up to my Truthout piece about how Darrell Issa, the GOP, and moderate Dems have targeted the United States Postal Service for destruction. Speaking of blogging, I have an exciting announcement I’ll be making soon that [...]
Just received an email with these San Francisco protest date announcements and figured I’d put them up here: Tues, Sept. 27 : 4:00-5:30 pm – Save-the-Postal Service Rallies in Local Congressional District Offices Nationwide * In San Francisco – New Federal Bldg, 90 Seventh St (at Mission)-Rep. Pelosi’s office-Tues.Sept. 27 : 4 to 5:30 pm [...]
Here’s my appearance on Countdown in which I discuss with Sam Seder how the Postal Service isn’t actually broke.
My new article about how the right is targeting the Postal Service is up at Truthout. Check it out, share, all that good stuff.
Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Chuck Zlatkin, political director of the NY Metro Area Postal Union, explains the post office is not broke, but it is the target of the GOP and moderate Democrats. Also, it’s going to cost you $25 to see your loved ones in [...]