Jose Gonzalez made music and a name for himself-in his native Sweden playing everything from hardcore to indie pop. When his album Veneer finally hit U.S. audiences in 2005, they were treated to a singer and songwriter that was mature in both his sound and his vision. Fans have been waiting patiently for a new solo record, and after seven years, Vestiges & Claws has finally arrived. In between two sold-out nights at Lincoln hall, Gonzalez joins Morning Shift for some music and conversation. Also, a look at Gov. Bruce Rauner's upcoming 100 days in office.
Today is Tax Day in the U.S., and to cope with the complicated tax code and to maximize deductions, Americans are increasingly relying on third-party vendors like Turbo Tax to fill out forms. That’s not necessary in places like the U.K. and Denmark, where the government fills out forms for you.
Tax Day protests are nothing new. From tea to whiskey to war, Americans have long voiced their dissent by opting to keep their tax dollars right in their pockets. But are tax protests effective? And how much do they connect to flaws in our tax policy?
With the tax day deadline looming over our heads, why not soften the blow and indulge in good food while saving some serious cash. Pizzeria Via Stato and Chicago q plan to take away some of the sting with special discounted lunch and dinner three-course menus.