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Whitehouse threatens UPU withdrawal

2018-10-18 17:21:35.728921+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

It is easy to throw potshots at the current administration (I mean, if you're gonna compare the Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi to the allegations against Kavanaugh, we should probably be digging up the back yards of several suburban Maryland backyards looking for remains), but I think it's important to call out the good stuff, too: The Whitehouse is making noises about withdrawing from the Universal Postal Union. This is probably a good thing. Shipping for devices from China is currently amazingly subsidized, in ways that mean it's currently cheaper to ship electronics to me from Shenzen than from San Jose.

Planet Money did a backgrounder on this: https://www.npr.org/…/63...pisode-857-the-postal-illuminati


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