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Emily Schwartz Greco
Managing Editor



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.

Recent Work

This Week in OtherWords: April 24, 2013
April 24 - Jill Richardson looks at the Texas factory explosion in the context of whether we should be using so much nitrogen fertilizer in the first place.

The Pot Prohibition Runs Its Course
April 24 - Now that most Americans support the legalization of marijuana, some Republicans back the right of states to stop banning it.

This Week in OtherWords: April 17, 2013
April 17 - Donald Kaul skewers the "progress" Congress is making on gun control.

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