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. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a rare opportunity to change the culture of the nation’s central bank when she picks a successor to outgoing general counsel Scott Alvarez.David DayenFeb 10, 2017
Candidate Trump promised to take on Wall Street. As deregulator-in-chief, he will be Wall Street’s best friend.David DayenFeb 06, 2017
Allegations that Navient fleeced students while administering federal college loans put the lie to Republicans’ claim that private sector contractors invariably outperform government agencies.David DayenJan 19, 2017
Trump Team Wants to Wipe Out Consumer Protections, and Obama Administration Just Handed Them the Tools
The Obama administration has pre-empted some state banking rules in a bid to protect consumers, but President-elect Trump may soon turn the tables.David DayenDec 15, 2016
A bipartisan bill that promises more money for research and development is actually full of giveaways for the pharmaceutical industry and other trade groups.David DayenNov 30, 2016