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.
Despite low inflation and some bargain prices, economic concentration and novel abuses of market power are pervasive in today's economy—harming consumers, workers, and innovators. We need a new antitrust for a new predatory era.David DayenNov 09, 2015
Right-wing Republicans can still pursue their goals through riders on appropriations bills—and, if they don’t get their way, shut down the government.David DayenOct 29, 2015
A recent op-ed from the author of Deep South sparked a debate about globalization and American poverty.David DayenOct 15, 2015
The DOJ claims it wants to root out individuals responsible for corporate crime. The Volkswagen emissions scandal is a perfect test.David DayenSep 24, 2015
If Congress really wanted to save hundreds of billions of dollars, the Fed could stop paying interest on bank reserves.David DayenAug 19, 2015