Emily Schwartz Greco was the Institute’s op-ed manager and ran OtherWords. OtherWords is a non-profit editorial service that distributes progressive commentary and cartoons to approximately 1,700 editors at newspapers and new media outlets across the nation. She is also an OtherWords weekly columnist. As a writing coach , she had trained a group of New Economy Maryland fellows to write more effectively for the public.

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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The Lineup: Week of March 5-11, 2012

Jim Cason says that Washington’s new reliance on drone warfare is too dangerous.

Corporations Commit Atrocities, My Friend

The Supreme Court is weighing a case with major ramifications for corporate accountability.

The Lineup: Week of Feb. 27-March 4, 2012

John Feffer predicts that many political candidates will resort to anti-Islamic rhetoric between now and Election Day.

Somebody vs. Someone Else vs. Obama

Two months into 2012, the presidential race is unusually unpredictable.

The Lineup: Week of Feb. 20-26, 2012

Raul A. Reyes points out the dangers of “self-deportation,” Mitt Romney’s plan for resolving the nation’s immigration challenges.

The Lineup: Week of Feb. 13-19, 2012

Bartlett Naylor calls on the government to fulfill a commitment to curb reckless behavior on Wall Street.

Kaul’s New Super PAC Draws Donor

This bazzilionaire, alas, only has her golden sense of humor to offer.

The Lineup: Week of Feb. 6-12, 2012

Tiffany Williams reality-checks “The Help.”

Karen Dolan Weighs in on Romney’s Latest Gaffe

The “ample safety net” that Mitt referenced during an interview with CNN’s Soledad O’Brien would be shredded if his policies were to be enacted.

The Lineup: Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2012

Donald Kaul unveils his new Super PAC in this campaign finance special edition.

The Lineup: Week of Jan. 23-29, 2012

Donald Kaul explains why it was hard to notice the official end of the Iraq War.

The Lineup: Week of Jan. 16-22, 2012

Andrew Korfhage underscores the dangers of natural-gas fracking following Ohio’s recent spate of earthquakes.

The Lineup: Week of Jan. 9-15, 2012

Marc Morial offers his top 10 wishes for 2012.

The Lineup: Week of Jan. 2-8, 2012

Raul A. Reyes explains why Gov. Robert Bentley is considering changes to Alabama’s draconian immigration law.

The Lineup: Week of Dec. 26, 2011- Jan. 1, 2012

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The Lineup: Week of Dec. 19-25, 2011

Donald Kaul explains why he never participates in the supposed war on Christmas.

The Lineup: Week of Dec. 12-17, 2011

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The Lineup: Week of Dec. 5-11, 2011

Jim Hightower lampoons a luxury tent Neiman Marcus is marketing to the uber-rich this holiday season.

The Lineup: Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2011

Janet Redman sizes up the latest reasons for the international community to take bold action to halt climate change.

The Lineup: Week of Nov. 21-27, 2011

Sarah Anderson suggests concrete steps toward a more balanced budget that would make the U.S. economy healthier, more equitable, and sustainable and rein in runaway military spending.

Op-Ed Manager

Dodging the Fiscal Swindle

The Galesburg (IL) Planet | December 9, 2012

Dodging the Fiscal Swindle

The (Los Angeles CA) Bell Gardens Sun | December 6, 2012

Just Don’t Say Climate Change

The Reporter (Palos Heights IL) | October 4, 2012

Just Don’t Say Climate Change

The Bemidji (MN) Pioneer | October 3, 2012

Washington’s Democratic Double-Standard

The Register Citizen (Torrington CT) | August 11, 2012

Washington’s Democratic Double-Standard

The Alliance (OH) Review | August 7, 2012

Donald Kaul’s Breather

The Des Moines (IA) Register | July 26, 2012

Donald Kaul’s Breather

The Mason City (IA) Globe Gazette | July 24, 2012

Making Sense of Poverty Numbers

Common Dreams | September 24, 2010

Making Sense of Poverty Numbers

Denver Post | September 24, 2010

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