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.

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United States Rides Weapons Bonanza Wave

War, instability, and high oil prices have created a perfect storm of profit for the world’s weapons manufacturers. This year, FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan reports, defense military analysts predict the biggest arms bonanza since 1993 ... which is saying something because in the aftermath of the first Gulf War the global industry reaped the benefits of a $42 billion arms race.

Youth Walk Out to Get Out of Iraq

Why are students and youth across this country walking out of their schools and jobs on Election Day? Department editor Saif Rahman argues that the answer is not that complicated: young people are getting it in the neck.
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