David Cay Johnston

Winner, Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting

David Cay Johnston is an investigative journalist and the winner of a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for uncovering loopholes and inequities in the U.S. tax code. He is the president of the 4,900-member Investigative Reporters & Editors and the author of the bestselling trilogy Perfectly Legal, Free Lunch, and The Fine Print. He is the editor of Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality (The New Press). He teaches at Syracuse University College of Law.

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News and Reviews

Al Jazeera America

Editor David Cay Johnston discusses the White House's policy on prosecution for corporate fraud for Al Jazeera America

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Editor David Cay Johnston reflects on the state of labor in America today in a Labor Day op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer

Washington Post

Divided included in The Fix's Best Political Books of 2014


Counterpunch's review concludes that Divided is "just the kind of spotlight" needed to change the rules of which inequality is a product


Books by David Cay Johnston

The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

David Cay Johnston