Tag: Privatization

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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Oct 05

The Post Office Privatization Scam

[Translate] I’ve written here previously about the smell of corruption arising from the cozy relationship between the Postmaster, the Richard Blum real estate octopus CBRE, and Sen. Feinstein, centering on the sale of historic US Post Office properties into private hands.  Now comes investigative reporter Peter Byrne in a recent issue of the East Bay …

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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