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.
After hours of debate, the American Law Institute gives up on a radical reinterpretation of consumer contract law.David DayenMay 22, 2019
A legal society is reinterpreting the law on consumer contracts to make it even easier to fool people with bad terms and conditions, critics charge.David DayenMay 20, 2019
As the president props up lobbyists and cronies, Democrats must respond with aggressive oversight.David DayenMay 09, 2019
Democrats need to be specific about repealing the Trump tax cuts.David DayenMay 08, 2019
Trump’s intention is to undercount noncitizens, and Supreme Court conservatives appear on board.David DayenApr 26, 2019