Show Us the Tax Breaks - film screening and discussion | Episcopal Diocese of Chicago | Special Events | Chicago Reader

Show Us the Tax Breaks - film screening and discussion

When: Wed., Aug. 18, 5 p.m. 2010

On August 18, hospitality workers' union UNITE HERE, joined by experts and political leaders, will host the Chicago premiere screening of the short film Show Us the Tax Breaks. This provocative film tells the story of how the Union Tank Car company abused economic development incentives to enrich its owners, the Pritzker family, without creating any tangible benefit to the national economy. Panelists include: Kelly Hounshell- Former Union Tank Car employee Prof. Martin Wolfson- Economics/Policy Studies, Univ. of Notre Dame Rick Perlstein- Author/political commentator Thomas Geoghegan- Author/attorney Jorge Ramirez- President, Chicago Federation of Labor

Price: Free

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