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


David Cay Johnston discusses inspiration for his new book and "inequality's looming disaster" with Salon

The Sacramento Bee

Editor David Cay Johnston discusses home mortgage interest and Republican tax legislation in an op-ed for the Sacramento Bee


Editor David Cay Johnston talks about Paul Ryan's budget and inequality on All in With Chris Hayes


Books by David Cay Johnston

The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

David Cay Johnston