David Cay Johnston

Why ZIRP may mean zip

By David Cay Johnston
August 31, 2012

How is your pension doing?

Even if you are not one of the 44 million Americans lucky enough to be in a private-sector traditional pension plan, you should care because if enough fail, your tax dollars will be needed to clean up after them.

The victims of low-interest locusts

By David Cay Johnston
August 10, 2012

Another financial crisis looms for U.S. taxpayers, a disaster likely to create even worse human misery than the mortgage fiasco that some of us warned about years before the Wall Street meltdown in 2008.