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Art Stupar

New York, New York

Apr 24 2007 - 1:02pm

Web Letter

The US Postal Service has been a joke from its beginning in the Nixon years. Return the US Post Office to department status and government workers can deliver first-class mail and packages for all of us. Let Federal Express and United Parcel Service deliver the junk mail that we throw away in larger and larger amounts.

Ah, remember those blue boxes with the red tops. Yes, the post office also knew who Kris Kringle was and where he lived. When profit is the motive, service and good work stand far, far behind.

Perhaps, we will one day awaken from our “free market” nightmare.

Matt Drayton

San Francisco, California

Apr 21 2007 - 12:05am

Web Letter

Of course I support your attempt to keep prices down on mailouts for publications like The Nation. But I have long been irritated by the fact that the Nation does not even ALLOW me to subscribe to a web-only version of the magazine. I HAVE to take the mailout as well if I subscribe. You're forcing people to waste paper and transport costs. I'm suprised to see that in a green issue of the Nation, you haven't made any connection between your own waste and the radical environmental action you are calling for.

And your web layout depends heavily on the color white, which is the most energy wasting color on the web palette.

Dudes, put your money where your mouth is.

Beth Penn

Paris, France

Apr 20 2007 - 6:21pm

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