Dave Johnson is the founder and principal author at Seeing the Forest, and a blogger at Speak Out California. A featured contributor at Huffington Post, he also co-writes regularly with James Boyce. "His work appears at many other sites including, including Open Left, AlterNet, MyDD, DailyKos, BuzzFlash, Smirking Chimp and Common Dreams," his Seeing the Forest bio states. 
Currently Dave is a freelance researcher and writer, and is a Senior Fellow with the Institute for the Renewal of the California Dream working on progressive messaging, a Fellow at Campaign for America's Future and a Fellow at the Commonweal Institute .
Recently Dave helped co-found Carbon Tracing, Inc. , the company developing the desktop systems to validate carbon trading in the US.
Email: davej AT seetheforest.com
By Dave Johnson
- "Right-Wing Intimidation," Seeing the Forest, December 5, 2005. re John Altevogt
- "Swiftboating King's Funeral - Here It Comes!" Seeing the Forest, February 7, 2006. re swiftboating
- "The Swiftboaters Are Back in the Water," The Patriot Project, July 17, 2006; Seeing the Forest; The Huffington Post. re Vets for Freedom
- "Behind the Front: The Creation of Vets for Freedom," The Patriot Project, August 15, 2006; cross-posted at The Huffington Post.
- "ABC 'Path To 9/11' Connected To Ongoing Effort To Blame Clinton," The Huffington Post, September 9, 2006; cross-posted at See the Forest. re "The Path to 9/11" (2006 Docudrama)