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WTF is happening with USPS

WTF is happening with USPS

Update: 2020-08-186
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Jane, Dara, and Matt on the health and history of the postal service, the political games being played, and what it means for November's election. 

Resources:

"The Post Office Mess Is Meant to Exhaust You. Don’t Let It." by Charlie Warzel, New York Times

"On the Post Office 'sabotage'" by Jay Caruso, The Monday Notice

"Why We Should Love The Post Office" by Addison Del Mastro, The American Conservative

"USPS badly needs an overhaul, but not smack in the middle of the Trump-Biden campaign" by Paul Brandus, USA Today

"State officials rush to shore up confidence in Nov. 3 election as voters express new fears about mail voting" by Amy Gardner and Seung Min Kim, WaPo

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Statement

White paper



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Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior Correspondent, Vox

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica


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Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

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