David Dayen

David Dayen writes regularly for The Intercept and The Nation and has just been appointed the editor of the American Prospect. He is the author of Monopolized: Life in an Age of Corporate Power and Chain of Title, winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize for a first book in the public interest (both from The New Press). Dayen lives in Venice, California.

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News and Reviews

Book Excerpt

Read an excerpt from Monopolized in The American Prospect about the effect of monopolies supply lines for necessary medical equipment.

The American Prospect

Find out how the pandemic has expanded corporate power in David Dayen’s “Unsanitized” column in The American Prospect.


ProMarket named David Dayen’s Monopolized one of the Best Political Economy Books of 2020.

Kirkus Reviews

Read a review of Monopolized in Kirkus Reviews.


Books by David Dayen

Chain of Title
How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud

David Dayen

Life in the Age of Corporate Power

David Dayen