Dan is a sustainability reporter for Marketplace. He has produced multimedia and radio features for WBEZ, NPR, BBC World Service and other public-media outlets.
Features by Dan Weissmann
Posted In: Seattle, minimum wage, McDonald's
As Seattle's minimum wage starts a gradual rise, Ivar's takes a radical path.
Posted In: World Bank, jack lew, China
America failed to persuade them to stay away from a new, Chinese-led institution.
Posted In: World Health Organization, carcinogens, Roundup, Agriculture
Answer: Probably, yes.
Posted In: solar panels, alternative energy, Europe
Power grids have to be re-engineered to keep up with new sources of electricity.
Posted In: unemployement, veterans, military
That sounds true, but the numbers are elusive.
Posted In: cities, police, civil rights, Ferguson, police misconduct, Crime
Experts say police departments don't keep data that could prevent abuse lawsuits.
Posted In: police, Ferguson, Chicago, civil rights
Chicago paid more than half a billion dollars over 10 years, and it's not alone.
Posted In: Etsy, IPO, crafts, public offering
Some have grumbled the company already sold out by allowing manufactured goods.
Posted In: Ferguson, criminal justice, police, civil forfeiture
It's not alone. Experts say law-enforcement is full of perverse incentives.
Posted In: Target, layoffs
The company hopes to beat a slump with new plans, and fewer workers.