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2013: Privatization Nightmare: Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Husband Selling Post Offices to His Friends, Cheap

An investigative journalist conducts a year-long study of power, corruption, and public assets for sale. Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the new book, Going Postal, in which investigative journalist Peter Byrne reveals the results of a year-long study into a privatization scheme that has enriched the powerful and robbed ordinary Americans. Going Postal: Introduction On July 27, 200 singing and chanting people demonstrated on the steps of the historic main post office in downtown Berkeley, Calif., to protest its upcoming closure and sale. A city council member took the microphone to angrily decry the closure. In fact, the Berkeley City Council had voted unanimously to oppose the sale.… Read More