SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
by Richard R. John and Joseph Turow
Despite its impressive track record, the Postal Service has become a target for free market think tanks convinced that corporate America could run the USPS better than the government.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
You’d think that the Republican Party, which depends on the undue weight given to rural voters for its continued political life, would be particularly solicitous of the post office. But, at the higher reaches, its ideological preoccupations are stronger: the post office is a government service, and therefore bad; it should be run instead by people who can make money from it.
by Jared Levinson
Subsidies during the Great Depression and in the current trade war.
- Zemmour Acquitted of Holocaust Denial after Crediting Nazi Collaborator with Saving Jews
- Dig Into the History of Baseball's Negro Leagues with a Quiz from the Library of Congress
- How the Government Aided and Abetted the Theft of Black-Owned Farmland
- A Neighborly Civil War in Virginia over Street Names
- Where Americans Agree and Disagree on Teaching Race in School
- Historian Leslie Reagan on the History of Abortion and Abortion Rights
- Mellon Foundation Event: Chinese American History, Asian American Experiences (May 19)
- Harvard Peabody Museum Returns Sacred Scrolls to White Earth Tribe
- How the Evangelical Movement Embraced the Abortion Issue
- Kathleen Belew: Buffalo Massacre Likely Driven by "Great Replacement" Myth