Tag: Post Office

Apr 16

Berkeley Post Office Saved

[Translate] 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 …

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Dec 08

Our Post Office: It Shall Not Be Moved

[Translate] 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 …

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Mar 28

Invasion of the Job Snatchers

[Translate] 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 …

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Oct 10

Berkeley Post Office For Sale. Photos.

[Translate] 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 …

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Aug 31

The “End Corporate Welfare Polka” by Anne Feeney

[Translate] 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 …

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Aug 17

Our Post Office: It Shall Not Be Moved

[Translate]  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. 

Aug 11

Protest of Post Office Privatization