As the postal sector changes around the world, America is lagging behind. That is a shame, because Americans have much to gain from a deregulated, more competitive postal industry - including lower prices and better service. In the European Union, reform of the postal sector is part of the Lisbon agenda,...

For years, lawmakers have been urging the U.S. Postal Service to cut costs, in the interest of both taxpayers and mail users. It's ironic, then, that in a climate of ever-rising stamp prices, just when the USPS has made a bold move in the right direction, some Members of Congress...