David Dayen

Obama's Net Neutrality Support Shows Liberal Activists Can Still Sway the White House
November 10, 2014

Immigration activists should pay special notice.

Obama Says Economic Recoveries Have to Be Slow. In a New Paper, His Former Advisor Argues Otherwise
November 06, 2014

The next time policymakers claim that they just can’t help people when the banks screw up the economy, we can respond: “Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining.”

Don't Laugh Off Hank Greenberg's Ridiculous AIG Lawsuit
It could be our best chance to learn what really happened during the financial crisis
September 29, 2014

It could be our best chance to learn what really happened during the financial crisis.

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.

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