David Dayen

David Dayen is a contributing writer for Salon. His first book, "Chain of Title," is out now. Follow him on Twitter at @ddayen.

Trump appointees are pushing a deregulation plan that could dramatically erode consumer protections David Dayen
Postal banking could become a reality even without Congress David Dayen
Little piece of a very big pie: Looming writers strike is about much more than what's on TV David Dayen
Sorry you lost your home: Americans deserve more than an apology for the foreclosure fraud epidemic David Dayen
Trouble for the TPP: Business groups' desperate PR campaign signals possible failure for trade deal David Dayen
“It’s like a nightmare that just won’t go away”: The Corinthian Colleges scam demonstrates the madness of student debt David Dayen
Social democracy and the dignity of work: The U.S. must learn from Scandinavian "utopias" for Bernie's revolution to move forward David Dayen
Hope for those in debt: Can a non-profit help put predatory payday lenders out of business? David Dayen
A crisis we can solve: Denying health care to undocumented immigrants is immoral, unjust and un-American David Dayen
What John Oliver missed about debt-forgiveness: Debtors helped could still get socked with tax bill — another sign of a broken system David Dayen
New life for the labor movement: The Verizon deal is a huge victory for all workers David Dayen
Bernie says bail out Puerto Rico: Sanders details how the feds should rescue the territory as they did big banks David Dayen
How one woman beat the big banks: The amazing, true story about how Wall Street's mortgage fraud unraveled David Dayen
How Koch Industries is scamming America: Investigation highlights a global web of tax avoidance David Dayen
The Obama administration's Panama Papers misfire: Why new rules to curtail global tax avoidance could actually make things worse David Dayen
Yet another way borrowers are getting screwed: Inside the long-lasting disaster of American loan serviving David Dayen
One of the most popular arguments against raising the minimum wage is getting demolished David Dayen
This election is blinding us to a Wall Street outrage: Inside the media's negligent response to a foreclosure disaster David Dayen
The Fed needs a revolution: Why America's central bank is failing — and how we can make it work for us David Dayen
This is much worse than the Panama Papers: How America became a world leader in tax avoidance David Dayen
California's $15 minimum wage is a really big deal. Here's what you need to know David Dayen
Snapshot of a broken system: How a profitable company justifies laying off 1,400 people & moved their jobs to Mexico David Dayen
Bernie Sanders & the death of TPP: Why his stunning Michigan upset could be the final nail in the free-trade coffin David Dayen
The Democratic Party's working-class calamity: How a generation of workers were abandoned to corporate interests David Dayen
No, Bernie Sanders' moment isn't over: Why his gargantuan impact can't be erased by a Super Tuesday drubbing David Dayen
America's hidden economic crisis: The rising tide of statewide recessions & the GOP lawmakers who refuse to help David Dayen
America's most dangerous Zika challenge: Puerto Rico's health system is collapsing — and nobody wants to help David Dayen
It's a special club and you're not in it: Being in the same social class as the Wall Street bank you're borrowing from pays off -- just ask Timothy Geithner David Dayen
The Democratic Primary miracle: Why Sanders vs. Clinton is just the beginning David Dayen
The GOP's new anti-deficit crusade is deeply cynical & misleading even by their low standards David Dayen