Stories by Ben Zipperer

Ben Zipperer is a research assistant at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. subscribe to Ben Zipperer's feed

Posted on: Jul 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Crime may not pay for ordinary criminals, but companies avoid paying millions in wages and benefits by committing crimes against their workers.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Winston Churchill once said that one of the most unfailing tests of a civilization lies in how a country treats its criminals. In the U.S., people stand by as the incarcerated are disenfranchised and pay money to seem them exploited -- even pummeled by bulls.