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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.


Summer 2007

"Losing Ground," feature story by NEDAP co-director Sarah Ludwig.

Gotham Gazette

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.

Gotham Gazette

December 20, 1999

"New York's EBT Program," Commentary by NEDAP's Sarah Ludwig.

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