Thriving Clerk Craft is Ready for More!

Members of the Clerk Craft have a reason to celebrate: For the first time in over a decade, the craft has grown. After losing more than 100,000 jobs since 2003, 15,000 new members have been added to the rolls.

Mobilizing a Progressive Labor Movement

Postal workers are experts in workroom floor solidarity. But in order to build a true, progressive labor movement, that sense of mobilization must be spread into the community – and beyond. “None of us can do anything to move the progressive...

Rewriting the Rules of the Rigged Economy

(This article first appeared in the July-August issue of The American Postal Worker Magazine) The average U.S. family paid $2,050 to bail out Wall Street after the economy crashed in 2008 and lost nearly $5,800 in income due to reduced economic...

APWU Joins Allies to ‘Take On Wall Street’

Sen. Warren at the Take On Wall Street launch The nation’s 25 highest-earning hedge-fund managers earned $12.94 billion in 2015 – more than all the kindergarten teachers in the country combined.  And eight years after our economy crashed and...

Postal Banking: The Antidote to Abusive Lending

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) One of the big topics in this year’s presidential election is the influence of Wall Street on our economy – from too much power in the hands of the big...

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