David Dayen

Michigan's 'Foreclosure King' Is Trying to Win a Seat in Congress
September 10, 2014

He made millions off his state's foreclosures. 

Remember This Moment When the Next Financial Crisis Strikes
The SEC could have fixed our broken rating agencies. It whiffed
August 28, 2014

The SEC could have fixed our broken rating agencies. It whiffed.

You Thought the Mortgage Crisis Was Over? It's About to Flare Up Again
August 24, 2014

We never fixed the problem, and our temporary remedies are about to run out.

The Next Big Fight in Income Inequality Is About to Go Down in California
Can the entire Bay Area raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour?
July 30, 2014

The Bay Area's bold campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. 

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.

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