Stories by David Dayen

David Dayen is a contributing writer to Salon who also writes for The New Republic, The American Prospect, Politico, The Guardian and other publications. He lives in Los Angeles. Follow him on Twitter: @ddayen subscribe to David Dayen's feed

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.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2014, Source: Salon

Big Money investors thought they had the perfect plan. There was just one huge problem.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2014, Source: Salon

Who's paying Matthew Chingos of Brookings to criticize the senator's student loan plan?

Posted on: May 5, 2014, Source: Capital and Main

The homeowner's nightmare mortgage servicer is wreaking havoc in California.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: Salon

If prepaid debit cards sound too good to be true, it's because they're a scam. Here's the hidden truth behind them.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2014, Source: Salon

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

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: Salon

We already knew Google and Facebook were resourceful. But their new scheme to rip off the U.S. Treasury is chilling.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: Salon

As a popular Dem governor politicks at his party convention, he runs into unexpected turbulence.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: Salon

Want to end recessions, reduce inequality, prevent identity fraud and help immigrants? It's time to begin postal banking.

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