David Dayen is the executive editor of The American Prospect. His work has appeared in The Intercept, The New Republic, HuffPost, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and more. His first book, Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud, winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize, was released by The New Press in 2016.
Now the president of a liberal arts college in Maryland, former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairwoman Sheila Bair discusses whether college-for-all proposals would really help students.David DayenSep 02, 2016
Britain's vote to leave the European Union was driven by right-wing populism, but the real blame must be laid at the feet of elite technocrats who have bungled the European project.David DayenJun 24, 2016
A case before the Supreme Court could give the territory the power to restructure much of its debt—but only if Congress doesn’t get in the way.David DayenJun 02, 2016
When millions of families lost their homes to foreclosure in the Great Recession, a nurse, a car dealership worker and a forensic expert blew the whistle on mortgage industry abuses.David DayenMay 16, 2016
Hedge funds make big returns by manipulating markets in ways that are illegal for small investors. Remind us: Why are they permitted?David DayenApr 25, 2016