Wall Street flushing billions of dollars of profit from USA public works and public assets? Say it isn't so, New York Times. Read this story and you will see one of the most powerful reasons for having a public bank in Chicago.
The "Chicago Is Not Broke" book project is building on the research and insights gained from three years of research and community meetings via the TIF Illumination Project.
We are distributing this book widely so as to impact the discussions around Chicago's budget and debates over the future of the city. Despite not being covered or reviewed by the major Chicago media, the book has triggered 54 public meetings since it was published in July of 2016!