Will the TPP Kill the Post Office?

Does the TPP contain provisions that corporations can use to force us to privatize "public" things like our Post Office, public schools, public roads etc., so they can replace them with profit-making enterprises that provide a return only to the wealthy few?

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Post Office Banking Could Be the Start of Something Big

Government institutions like the Post Office have a number of advantages over the big banks. For one thing, they have publicly accountable inspector generals, like the one who wrote this report. As has been demonstrated by recent experience, the private banks do not. Instead, powerful Wall Street institutions have a...

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Don’t Shrink the US Postal Service; Expand It

Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Truthout http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/18737-dont-shrink-the-us-post-office-expand-it Last week we wrote aboutrebuilding the Commons as an antidote to the march toward greater privatization and top-down control of every aspect of our lives from public spaces to education, prisons, health care, resources and water to the internet, knowledge and creative entities. The...

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