Tag: Post Office

Berkeley Post Office Saved

By David Welsh (sub@sonic.net) via email: Victory for Berkeley Court deals another setback to USPS scheme to sell off Berkeley’s Post Office Here is a summary of the effect of the April 15th court decision, by the City of Berkeley’s attorney Antonio Rossmann: 1. “In a nutshell, Judge Alsup has effectively granted the City and …

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Our Post Office: It Shall Not Be Moved

On Saturday Dec. 6, I was part of an impromptu group that got together on the steps of the endangered Berkeley Main Post Office and sang a version of “We Shall Not Be Moved.” Hali Hammer, with the guitar, center, was the sparkplug for the event. I’m a row behind her, three people to the …

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Invasion of the Job Snatchers

On the theme of the invasion of the body snatchers, artist Sandy Sanders of the Berkeley Post Office Defenders has created this postcard (below) showing corporate invaders snatching the Post Office and the jobs that go with it. The downtown Staples store, along with dozens of other Staples elsewhere, now hosts an ersatz Post Office …

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Berkeley Post Office For Sale. Photos.

The Berkeley Main Post Office has been officially listed as For Sale.  See listing here.  Also check out some of the other gorgeous legacy buildings shown on that site that are on the auction block — it’s sickening. Photographer Ken Osborn, a fellow member of the Berkeley Camera Club, has done an excellent job of …

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The “End Corporate Welfare Polka” by Anne Feeney

The folksinger Anne Feeney, whom Utah Phillips described as “the best labor singer in North America,” performed this song on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office Saturday afternoon Aug. 31. Feeney, who is based in Pittsburgh PA, is on the closing leg of a 15-city tour, singing at demonstrations, picket lines, protests, and similar …

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Our Post Office: It Shall Not Be Moved

 At a Concert to Save the Berkeley Post Office Aug. 17 2013, an impromptu group led by Occupella’s Hali Hammer performs a special rendition of “We Shall Not Be Moved” customized for the cause. 

Protest of Post Office Privatization