Op-Eds and Articles
New Economy Project staff occasionally write op-eds, letters and articles on financial and economic justice issues.
New York Times - Room for Debate: Are Banks Making Too Much Money From Fees?
April 30, 2012
"Public Obligations Outweigh Rights to Obscene Profits," by NEDAP co-director Sarah Ludwig.
New York Times
December 1, 2008
"A Bailout Foretold," Letter to the Editor from NEDAP co-directors Sarah Ludwig and Josh Zinner.
"Losing Ground," feature story by NEDAP co-director Sarah Ludwig.
September 26, 2006
"Banking and Poverty," in Fighting Poverty series, by NEDAP co-director Sarah Ludwig.
New York Daily News
November 2, 2005
The Daily News features Op-Ed by NEDAP's Mark Winston Griffith on NY State Banking Department's allowing overdraft protection on bank accounts. Read " N.Y. banks want to rip you off " online or as a pdf.
El Diario/La Prensa features Op-Ed.
April 15, 2005
El Diario/La Prensa features Op-Ed by NEDAP's Sarah Ludwig and Deyanira Del Rio on abusive tax refund loans. Read "Banks Corner Market on Tax-Time Loans / Los bancos y el reembolso de sus impuestos" English or in Spanish.
December 20, 1999
"New York's EBT Program," Commentary by NEDAP's Sarah Ludwig.