The magnitude of the U.S. Postal Service’s unfunded liabilities for its retiree pensions and health benefits imperils the agency and its workforce. Now a Congressional proposal seeks to brighten the agency’s future finances – by shifting these liabilities onto federal taxpayers through the Medicare system. To read the rest of this...

At the 26th Universal Postal Congress (UPU) this fall, member countries voted to institute a new payment system for letters and small packages shipped by international mail. The Congress, which concluded October 7 in Istanbul, approved changes to the system known as Terminal Dues, by which postal operators exchange payment...