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Jon Alpert

Plastic City: Redemption

Yvonna Russell | Posted 02.17.2014 | New York
Yvonna Russell

Everywhere you look there are residents of New York carving out a modest income by collecting plastic bottles from the trash, earning pennies per bottle. As consumers, we are unconsciously linked to the process by the purchase of bottled drinks.

Expert: Most Are A Few Mistakes Away From Collecting Cans

www.takepart.com | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact

At a recent Academy screening of their film Redemption, filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill didn’t need to remind Academy Award voters that ...

'No Contract, No Cookies': Documentary On Stella D'Oro Strike Premieres

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 09.05.2011 | New York

When Stella D'Oro workers went on strike in 2008 protesting unfair wages, Emmy Award winning filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill were right alon...

No Contract, No Cookies: Is This the Way a Country Crumbles?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business
Kerry Trueman

Isn't a 'jobless recovery' as preposterous as a fetus-less pregnancy? We've got a bloody pile-up at the intersection of Wall Street and Main Street, where reality collides with such corporate conceits. And it's the workers who wind up on life support.

Trapped in Section 60: an Interview with the Directors of "Section 60: Arlington Nation Cemetery"

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

Matt O'Neill: The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have become the background noise in this presidential election. No one is paying attention right now.