Teens at the shop are trained in donated bikes, but then move on to work repairing client bikes. | Esther Castillejo/For the Sun-Times

‘Natural Selection’ Should Always Dictate

Background Reading Youth program hopes online campaign keeps wheels turning at bike shop | Chicago (PDF) Summary TakeAways The State should never be the one that makes decisions for things that are not of universal importance. We watched for decades as […]

We Place Our ‘Money’ Where Our ‘Values’ Are

Background Reading Gov. Rauner Cuts Bikes ‘N’ Roses Funding While Touting Aid to Small Biz – Albany Park – Chicago (PDF) Summary TakeAways A sad story begins: ALBANY PARK — Oscar Rivera Jr. was nearly brought to tears watching Gov. […]