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

Paying for the Wars’ Wounded

Veterans' health care bills are bound to soar thanks to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, but the government doesn't appear to be paying attention.

Fear and Voting in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican and U.S. governments use scare tactics to win a referendum on a free trade agreement.

Going from Hawk to Dove

The United States ranks behind Yemen, Cambodia, and Serbia in the Global Peace Index.

Ban Ki Whom?

Ban Ki Moon's first six months as UN Secretary General have registered on the low decibel end of the scale.
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