David Dayen is the executive editor of The American Prospect. His work has appeared in The Intercept, The New Republic, HuffPost, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and more. His first book, Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud, winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize, was released by The New Press in 2016.
A case before the Supreme Court could give the territory the power to restructure much of its debt—but only if Congress doesn’t get in the way.David DayenJun 02, 2016
When millions of families lost their homes to foreclosure in the Great Recession, a nurse, a car dealership worker and a forensic expert blew the whistle on mortgage industry abuses.David DayenMay 16, 2016
Hedge funds make big returns by manipulating markets in ways that are illegal for small investors. Remind us: Why are they permitted?David DayenApr 25, 2016
In behind-the-scenes negotiations with China, the Obama administration is pushing a trade compact that could export jobs overseas and erode worker protections. Why?David DayenMar 18, 2016
In a deal struck Sunday, hedge funds led by billionaire investor Paul Singer have managed to squeeze billions out of a struggling economy.David DayenMar 01, 2016