June 23, Sat, Economic (bi)Cycle Tour

Ride with HGS insiders Bob Jene and Bob Matter thru the Museum Campus and Central Station development areas.  Your guides will discuss various appropriate and inappropriate land uses, public amenities that enhance land values, some underused and prematurely developed spaces. Bring your own bike, and be ready to cycle 10-15 miles over two hours. Meet […]

June 16 1 PM Invisible Robbery Tour

Right on the streets of every American community, robbery takes place every day.  How can local, state, and national governments claim they need to tax our labor, when there is so much real value that the community creates but fails to collect? On this walk through central Chicago, we’ll see some of this value, understand […]

March 31, Saturday, 1 PM: Invisible Robbery Tour

Right on the streets of every American community, robbery takes place every day.  How can local, state, and national governments claim they need to tax our labor, when there is so much real value that the community creates but fails to collect? On this walk through central Chicago, we’ll see some of this value, understand […]

Feb 11 Movie: The Cartel

This documentary on much-needed education reforms is a clear-headed, gripping indictment.  Using New Jersey as a case study, director Bob Bowdon lays out why one of the country’s most expensive school districts has one of the highest dropout rates and lowest standardized test scores.  The problem is corruption, union bureaucracy, and reactionary politics.  “Where the […]