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: race, bank, Chicago, racism
Spoiler alert: Racism still exists. And research shows it affects lending.
Posted In: Chicago, pensions, debt
...and how did our third-largest city end up with a junk-bond rating from Moody's?
Posted In: ketchup, Heinz ketchup, food manufacturers
They're too small, hard to open, and utterly resistant to change.
Posted In: big data, Mergers and Acquisitions, Microsoft, Oracle
Microsoft is a possible bidder for the "customer relationship management" company.
Posted In: prisons, criminal justice, corrections
The U.S. is sending fewer people to prison, but profits still come in.
Posted In: Tyson, chicken, USDA, antibiotics, pork, beef, hogs, cattle, superbugs
Eliminating routine antibiotic use is most challenging in cattle
Posted In: Chipotle, GMOS, restaurants, organic, organic food, meat, corn
Animals raised on a GMO-free diet are too hard to come by.
Posted In: Verizon, cable, TV distributors
Content companies say Verizon can't legally offer a package with fewer channels.
Posted In: lottery, Chicago, gambling
Lucky Mart barely sells anything else.
Posted In: bloomberg, stock market, terminals, trading
An outage at the financial-data giant shows how much some traders rely on it.