Guns and Butter

Guns and Butter

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“Art in New Deal Post Offices and Postal Banking in the USA” with Gray Brechin, Ying Lee and Jim Stauber.  Sale of the Art Deco New Deal Post Offices and visual art; Reagan administration shift of the post office from cabinet level to semi-independent federal agency status; Bush I administration executive order, the Infrastructure Privatization Act of April 1992; 2006 bi-partisan bill requiring payment of health premiums 75 years in advance with prohibition against postal rate increase; postal banking option as the best way to save the U.S. Postal Service, from Public Banking 2013: Funding the New Economy, www.publicbankinginstitute.org.

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