Stories by David Dayen

David Dayen has been writing about politics since 2004. He spent three years writing for the FireDogLake News Desk; he's also written for The Washington Monthly, The American Prospect, The Washington Independent, Salon, Democracy Journal and Capitol Weekly, as well as multiple well-trafficked progressive blogs and websites. Follow him on Twitter [email protected] subscribe to David Dayen's feed

Posted on: Apr 7, 2017, Source: Capital and Main

While great for the environment, some green jobs pose a serious threat to the health and safety of factory workers.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: The American Prospect

How pharmacy benefit managers morphed from processors to predators.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2017, Source: The American Prospect

Candidate Trump promised to take on Wall Street. As deregulator-in-chief, he will be Wall Street’s good buddy.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: Huffington Post

When it comes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, financiers will push lawsuits, while taxpayers foot the bill.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2016, Source: Salon

Despite talk of "recovery," former homeowners remain scarred after their government abandoned them.

Posted on: May 19, 2016, Source: Salon

A liberal super PAC has uncovered as many as 610 Koch subsidiaries in 17 known global tax havens.

Posted on: May 3, 2016, Source: The American Prospect

Hedge funds make big returns by manipulating markets in ways that are illegal for small investors. Remind us: Why are they permitted?

Posted on: Apr 27, 2016, Source: Naked Capitalism

Uber’s business model is to arbitrage state and federal law and replace a monopoly with a different monopoly.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2016, Source: Salon

Stock markets are getting pummeled, and complicated financial instruments are causing problems. Time to worry yet?

Posted on: Dec 16, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

Vulture capitalists see private profits, not public pain.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2015, Source: Salon

Uber's shady practices have been the subject of much debate — and now they could be the subject of a court ruling.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2015, Source: The American Prospect

Author Paul Theroux caused controversy with his indictment of corporate executives who abandon American communities for cheaper labor.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2015, Source: Salon

It's what happened after 9/11 that matters? 'Afghanistan, Iraq, Patriot Act, Gitmo, waterboarding, ISIS...'

Posted on: Jul 21, 2015, Source: Salon

He's electrified the Democratic Party, but how will that translate into actual change? The ball's in his court, now.

Posted on: May 19, 2015, Source: Salon

The administration has undermined the public trust in its campaign to pass Trans-Pacific Partnership yet again.

Posted on: May 12, 2015, Source: Salon

You can call it "misleading" or "offering half-truths," but when push comes to a shove, these are lies.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2015, Source: Salon

Ever wonder why we waited six years to get a decent economic recovery? This new revelation will disgust you.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2015, Source: Salon

Conservatives have no problem with more military funding and cutting important basic services.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2014, Source: Salon

Thanks to bank misconduct, odds are that big trouble is on its way.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2014, Source: Salon

In the "gimmick economy," it's not about good products or labor, but something far more scary.