Emily Schwartz Greco

10/16/2014 - 1:30pm

    Did you notice that all that fuss over those Central American kids who were crossing the U.S. border alone suddenly died down?

    As recently as June, more than 10,000 children fleeing unchecked gang violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala...

09/25/2014 - 11:26am

    Even if climate science is complicated, author Naomi Klein wants you to know that finding a solution to global warming is easy.

    In her powerful new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs....

06/26/2014 - 4:42pm

    Every four years, Brazilians wrap themselves in their cheerful green, yellow, and blue flag emblazoned with the Portuguese words “ordem e progresso.” The slogan, which translates as “order and progress,” stretches across a puddle of stars.

    It...

05/22/2014 - 5:56pm

    Fifteen years ago, I’d boxed myself into a job and lifestyle that didn’t suit me. Lindy Hop legend Frankie Manning led me to dance my way to a better place.

    I was covering global crises as a financial reporter. Writing snappy articles about soulless...

02/13/2014 - 4:00pm

    Remember when it looked like the Republican Party could do nothing but stamp its feet and shout about the Affordable Care Act’s shortcomings without coming up with any alternatives?

    OK, there was former Sen. Jim DeMint’s suggestion last summer that having...

02/06/2014 - 10:00am

    Will our fossil-fueled economy make humans go the way of the dinosaurs?

    There are plenty of reasons to think so. Coal, oil, and gas continue to account for 87 percent of global energy consumption despite scientific consensus that drastic change is essential for...

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