Postal banking gained more widespread attention when Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed it, but activists for economic equality and those fighting privatization of the postal service have long advocated its merits.
Mike Leyba, director of communications for United for a Fair Economy discusses why some Americans don’t have access to major banks and how this will help them.
Katherine Isaac is a consultant for the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO where she leads the organizing efforts of the Campaign for Postal Banking and A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service. Isaac discusses how this plan would benefit both workers and those seeking banking services.
Lionel Chitty, President of the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce discusses the changing economic landscape of Hicksville and what local small businesses have planned for Small Business Saturday.
Sign the Campaign for Postal Banking’s petition asking Postmaster General Megan Brennan to make postal banking a reality now: