Property taxes: who to blame and why to care

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on how go-along taxpayers subsidize DIY taxpayers; why tax-averse building owners like vacancies; and paying for your share in Illinois' 7,000 units of government. Length 5.4 minutes standard, 23 minutes premium.

Music: "Stuck on Blue" by Baby Shakes

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Article: "Will your property taxes go up? Depends on how you play the game." (Chicago Reader)