Emily Schwartz Greco

Author Bio

Emily Schwartz Greco

Emily is the Institute’s op-ed manager and runs OtherWords (formerly known as Minuteman Media). OtherWords is a syndicated service that distributes progressive commentary and cartoons to approximately 1,700 editors at newspapers and web portals across the nation.

Prior to coming to IPS in 2003, Emily covered foreign policy and economics in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as Washington and New York, for the Dow Jones and Bloomberg News services. She earned a M.S. in journalism from Columbia University and a B.A. in Latin American studies and history from the University of Texas at Austin. She has traveled extensively in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the South Pacific and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. She lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband and two young children.

Content by this author

The Truth About Veteran Suicides

As more vets commit suicide than die in combat, the Department of Veterans Affairs faces a class action lawsuit for allegedly systematically denying mental health care and disability benefits.

Base-less Strategy

Ironically, the question of whether U.S. bases being built in Iraq should be, or clearly already are, permanent, is more of a U.S. domestic controversy than an issue between the United States and Iraq.

The Democrats "Free Trade" Divide

"Free trade," a key issue in the battle for the soul of the Democratic Party, is behind some of the most contentious political debates of our times.

Petraeus’ Testimony

Supposed "security improvements" in Iraq cited by the Bush administration may have more to do with the depth of ethnic cleansing than any positive developments.
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