David Dayen

Slumlord Millionaires
Wall Street's new scheme to profit off poor people
July 24, 2014

An exploitative new scheme to profit off the poor

Yes, Millennials Actually Are Living in Their Parents' Basements
This isn't just another bogus trend—and these numbers prove it
July 09, 2014

Writers are saying the trend is bogus—but these numbers show it isn't.

BNP to Plead Guilty, But When Will a U.S. Bank Have to Do the Same?
The Justice Department is only 'getting tough' on foreign banks
June 30, 2014

The Justice Department is only 'getting tough' on foreign banks

Hell on Wheels
Are bad trucking laws partially to blame for Tracy Morgan's accident?
June 14, 2014

Bad trucking laws are making America's roadways too deadly.

Obama's Next Fed Fight
Why Michael Barr will be just as unacceptable to progressives as Larry Summers
June 02, 2014

Why Michael Barr will be just as unacceptable to progressives as Larry Summers.

African-Americans Are Still Being Victimized by the Mortgage Market
May 27, 2014

Ta-Nehisi Coates' case for slavery reparations points to formal racism of the past, but housing policy today hurts African Americans, too.

Somehow, Activists Have Put Protecting Net Neutrality Back on the Agenda
A principle that seemed all but dead is making a comeback
May 15, 2014

A principle that seemed all but dead is making a comeback

IRS to Tax Dodgers: Your Swiss Accounts Are Safe
A delay in a new rule will protect big banks' big-shot clients
May 05, 2014

An outrageous delay in a new rule will protect big banks' big-shot clients.

Sad But True: The Only Way to Save the Open Internet Requires Sucking Up to Corporate Titans
April 24, 2014

The grassroots only win when they have big business on their side.

The Toughest Cop on Wall Street You've Never Heard Of
How Benjamin Lawsky's making big banks pay
April 16, 2014

How Benjamin Lawsky's making big bank pay.

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