February 1, 2013
#Sidney's Picks: Art, "Redemption," Gerrymandering, a Stray Machine Gun
- It’s a unregulated speculative free-for-all, but is it art? Yeah, it’s art.
- Co-directors co-directors Jon Alpert and Matt O’Neill discuss their Academy Award-nominated documentary short “Redemption,” a portrait of the people who eke out a living collecting New York City’s recyclables.
- Yes, Virginia, ProPublica rounds up the best reporting on the hot topic of gerrymandering.
- Fearless Distribution: How a botched ATF front operation put a machine gun and $35,000 worth of stolen goods on the streets.
[Photo credit: Wander Mule, Creative Commons.]