Newly appointed American Prospect executive editor David Dayen, who will be joining the magazine June 1, is a contributing writer to Salon. He also writes for The Intercept, The New Republic, and The Fiscal Times. His first book, Chain of Title, about three ordinary Americans who uncover Wall Street's foreclosure fraud, was released by The New Press in 2016.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a rare opportunity to change the culture of the nation’s central bank when she picks a successor to outgoing general counsel Scott Alvarez.David DayenFeb 10, 2017
Candidate Trump promised to take on Wall Street. As deregulator-in-chief, he will be Wall Street’s best friend.David DayenFeb 06, 2017
Allegations that Navient fleeced students while administering federal college loans put the lie to Republicans’ claim that private sector contractors invariably outperform government agencies.David DayenJan 19, 2017
Trump Team Wants to Wipe Out Consumer Protections, and Obama Administration Just Handed Them the Tools
The Obama administration has pre-empted some state banking rules in a bid to protect consumers, but President-elect Trump may soon turn the tables.David DayenDec 15, 2016
A bipartisan bill that promises more money for research and development is actually full of giveaways for the pharmaceutical industry and other trade groups.David DayenNov 30, 2016