Emily Schwartz Greco

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.

Latest

These Boots Were Made for Waiting

Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets.

Too Big to Ignore

The gap between rich and poor has grown so vast that even Fed chief Janet Yellen suggests it’s un-American.

The Fracking Rush Hits a Pothole

Oil and natural gas gluts are driving prices so low that drill-baby-drillers may have to hit the brakes.

Block the Vote

Lackluster Democratic campaigns, coupled with vote-suppressing maneuvers, gave the GOP its edge in the midterm elections.

The Cost of Cheap Chocolate

Despite years of pressure on Hershey’s, Nestlé, and other chocolate heavyweights, thousands of kids under 14 are still doing the tough work of harvesting cocoa beans.
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