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

Taking Stock of 100,000 Iraqi Deaths

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study is the most reliable estimate to date of Iraqis killed in the 18 months after the March 2003 invasion.

Guns vs. Butter Returns

Debating the surging defense budget and its effect on domestic spending went out of fashion after 9-11 with all that talk about Homeland Security.

Stop the Torture

When President Bush took the oath of office, one pledge he didn't make that he should have was to stop the torture.

U.S. Dominates World Bank Leadership

Right now, there is a vacancy for the most senior post in official world development circles, a job that is of direct interest to billions of people across the globe. The process and candidates are shrouded in secrecy and the only candidates in the running are U.S. citizens.

Cheney’s Oil Change at the World Bank

Dick Cheney, a long-time beneficiary of World Bank largess, has moved to take ownership of the world’s development coffers through his man, Wolfowitz.
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