David Dayen

The Most Important Decision the FCC Made Last Week Wasn't on Net Neutrality
March 02, 2015

Chattanooga, Tennessee's internet is faster and cheaper than yours—and will remain that way.

The Next Subprime Crisis Will Ride on Four Wheels—Unless the Government Stops It
February 26, 2015

Subprime auto-lending is getting bigger every year—but it's not so big yet that the government can't stop it. 

Net Neutrality Is Liberal Activists' Biggest Victory Since They Beat 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
February 05, 2015

The FCC's new rules show that activists can still beat the odds. 

Elizabeth Warren Is Taking Control of the Democratic Agenda
January 13, 2015

Her opposition forced a Treasury nominee to withdraw—the latest in a string of victories.

ESPN Is Finally Killing Cable. But Don't Celebrate Yet
January 06, 2015

The era of "a la carte" television may not be as awesome as you think.

Finally, a Financial Executive Is Sacked for His Company's Misdeeds
December 22, 2014

The chairman of Ocwen is being forced to step down.

Wall Street Is Dismantling Financial Reform Piece by Piece
Last week, it was a key Dodd-Frank provision. This week, it's the Volcker rule
December 19, 2014

Last week, it was a key Dodd-Frank provision. This week, it's the Volcker rule.

Stop Celebrating the Ruble's Collapse. Cheap Oil Could Come Back to Bite the American Economy
December 16, 2014

The lower the prices of oil goes, the less sense drilling in Western states makes. 

Elizabeth Warren's Latest Wall Street Attack Was Her Boldest Yet
The Massachusetts senator isn't letting her Democratic colleagues off the hook
December 09, 2014

The Massachusetts senator isn't letting her Democratic colleagues off the hook.

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