In 2020, the United States Postal Service (USPS) was thrown into the spotlight during the presidential election. The USPS, an independent agency of the federal government, has been cash-strapped for years and then it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic which saw fewer people buying postage and products that keep it funded. Enter the Trump-elected Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, who immediately began making cuts that have led to major slowdowns in mail delivery and substantial financial and legal ramifications. With a shared love of “tangible artforms,” multi-hyphenates Mark Mothersbaugh and Beatie Wolfe came together and organized a postcard art demonstration called Postcards for Democracy. The duo encouraged, and still welcomes, anyone and everyone to join the collective art piece while also helping to support the USPS by buying stamps. The project began last year but they’re continuing to accept postcards until August 8th, 2021.