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David Dayen

David Dayen

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. His book, "Fat Cat: The Steve Mnuchin Story," with Rebecca Burns, was published in 2018.

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How Elizabeth Warren Works the Political System

She has an approach that involves identifying ways to make progress and focusing relentlessly on achieving them.

David Dayen ·


CNN's Debate Fail

The Democratic debate was an inevitable by-product of turning news into an entertainment and cultural product

David Dayen ·


Trump’s Antitrust Cops Fail to Police Big Business—Again

The day after one regulator announces an investigation into Big Tech, another gives Facebook a wet kiss. It’s all part of a pattern.

David Dayen ·


Conservatives Grasp at Straws After CBO Minimum Wage Analysis Shows Clear Benefits

Increasing minimum wage to $15 an hour would be very good news for American workers

David Dayen ·


Warren's Medicare for All Moment Was Critical

The 2020 candidate had been more equivocal on single-payer in the past. Not at the first debate.

David Dayen ·


Trump's Most Nakedly Corrupt Tweet Yet

As the president props up lobbyists and cronies, Democrats must respond with aggressive oversight

David Dayen ·


Amazon’s Decision To Pull Out of NYC Is a Massive Blow To Corporate Welfare

“The Government and Mayor tried to impose a secretly negotiated deal with Amazon, that wasn’t released to the public or public officials, and it led to resistance. That should be the lesson here."

David Dayen ·


Meet the Militant Flight Attendant Leader Who Threatened a Strike—And Helped Stop Trump's Shutdown

It's entirely possible that workers could again get furloughed and cut off from pay. And Sara Nelson wants everyone to understand how her members are willing to sacrifice in response.

David Dayen ·

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