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You've Got No Mail: The corporate hit job on the Postal Service continues

Michael I. Niman Ph.D., Buffalo State College

Abstract

Saturday mail delivery is about to go the way of affordable college tuition, but no one is paying much attention. I’m not here to wax nostalgic about the United States Postal Service, postcards, letter carriers, or much of anything having to do with our disappearing mail service. This is more of a warning than a swan song. The loss of Saturday mail delivery is more than an inconvenience. The causes are far more complex than just the inevitable demise of a dinosaur technology. And the consequences add up to a whole lot more than just empty mailboxes. This is a big historic win for corporations. And they’ll keep winning if we keep letting them. And if they win, we lose.

Suggested Citation

Michael I. Niman Ph.D.. "You've Got No Mail: The corporate hit job on the Postal Service continues" ArtVoice Feb. 2013.