David Dayen, American Prospect

David Dayen

American Prospect

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • American Prospect
Past:
  • The Intercept
  • VICE
  • The New Republic
  • Salon.com
  • AlterNet
  • HuffPost
  • BillMoyers.com
  • The Fiscal Times
  • Yves Smith
  • Al Jazeera English

Recent articles by David:

Unsanitized: Jobs Reports Struggle to Catch Up to Today’s Reality

Plus, the case count/death count divergence at the state level. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for July 2, 2020. → Read More

The Facebook Boycott and Corporate Co-Optation

Big business tries to divert a protest movement into meaningless symbols. → Read More

Unsanitized: Time to Seize Drug Patents

Plus, the scene in Los Angeles, and the end of the PPP. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 30, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: Medicare for Coronavirus

Plus, COVID upends fracking. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 29, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: Stimulus Debit Cards Come With a Forced Arbitration Clause

Card recipients will not be able to sue or join class-action lawsuits if they have a dispute. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 26, 2020. → Read More

The Mysterious Case of Jay Clayton

The chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission is the other player in the U.S. Attorney scandal. → Read More

Unsanitized: Sen. Ben Cardin on Boosting Small Business Support

Plus, the unending first wave. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 25, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: Whistling Past the Economic Graveyard

Plus, a case spike update and the travel coupon idea. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 23, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: Why Deaths May Not Spike Despite Rising Coronavirus Cases

Plus, why rich people aren’t spending. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 22, 2020. → Read More

The Section 230 Fight Ended Six Months Ago

Lawmakers demanding an end to the liability shield for Big Tech should have thought about that when they enshrined it in the new version of NAFTA. → Read More

Unsanitized: Structural Racism and the Coronavirus Crisis

The pandemic has held up a mirror to our unequal society. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for Juneteenth, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: Why Is There a Deadline on PPP Applications?

Plus, the Fed gives the game away. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 18, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: Growing Pressure on the Fed to Save State and Local Governments

The central bank is too busy with asset inflation when state and local budgets are in crisis. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 16, 2020. → Read More

Big Tech Finds Competent Defenders Hard to Come By

You don’t want the guy who said there would be 500 total deaths from COVID-19 in the United States as your champion. → Read More

Unsanitized: The Blind Man and the Elephant and Coronavirus

Plus, the importance of masks. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 15, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: The Federal Reserve Can End the State Fiscal Crisis Today

With Congress inert, the Fed can solve the economy’s biggest looming threat. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 12, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: The Case of the Missing Bailout Oversight Panel Chair

Looks like nobody wanted any oversight to begin with. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 11, 2020. → Read More

Unsanitized: Fighting the Virus With the Equivalent of Finger-Crossing

Plus, a Senate hearing on unemployment. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 10, 2020. → Read More

In West Virginia, Stephen Smith Falls Short, but His Movement Stays Strong

At least 32 members of the anti-corruption West Virginia Can’t Wait slate advance to the general election. → Read More

Unsanitized: The Frozen-in-Time Senate

Plus, the bankruptcy stock buy. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for June 9, 2020. → Read More