Tag Archives: Post Office

Stamp of Disapproval

Stamp of Disapproval
The ideological purpose of the claim that private institutions are more efficient, profitable, and beneficial to the national economy serves two purposes. One is to cloak a debatable claim (that doesn't hold up to empirical analysis) with a veneer of scientific truth. The other is to serve some political end. A private ... Read more

Saving the Post Office While Developing Community Banks?

Saving the Post Office While Developing Community Banks?
Your friendly local post office may have an honorable history, but it’s facing tough times, including a fiscal crisis and, more generally, a struggle to keep pace with growing digital communication technologies. Conservatives have increasingly dismissed the United States Postal Service as ... Read more