About Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy is a Content Creator at Global Citizen. He believes apathy is the biggest threat to creating a more just world and tries his hardest to stay open-minded and curious. Living in New York keeps him aware of how interconnected our world is, how every action has ripples.

Stories

  1. Article: Extreme Water Rationing Helps Cape Town Push Back Water Apocalypse
    Water & Sanitation

    Extreme Water Rationing Helps Cape Town Push Back Water Apocalypse

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 21, 2018

    The city is even now suggesting that Day Zero could be averted. Read more

  2. Article: She Survived a Genocide. Now She’s Fighting to Rebuild Her Community
    Citizenship

    She Survived a Genocide. Now She’s Fighting to Rebuild Her Community

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 20, 2018

    She’s trying to rebuild a society. Read more

  3. Article: 7 Tragedies That Inspired Young People to Take Action
    Citizenship

    7 Tragedies That Inspired Young People to Take Action

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 20, 2018

    From police brutality to climate change to government corruption. Read more

  4. Article: Saudi Women Can Now Start Businesses Without Male Permission
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women Can Now Start Businesses Without Male Permission

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 19, 2018

    The latest in a series of pro-women reforms. Read more

  5. Article: ‘Black Panther’ Shattered This Important Box Office Record in Its First Weekend
    Citizenship

    ‘Black Panther’ Shattered This Important Box Office Record in Its First Weekend

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 19, 2018

    “Hopefully someday we’ll look back at the release of ‘Black Panther’ as the turning point.” Read more

  6. Article: Women Are Significantly More Likely Than Men to Live in Extreme Poverty: Report
    Girls & Women

    Women Are Significantly More Likely Than Men to Live in Extreme Poverty: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 16, 2018

    The problem of sexism becomes even more stark when income levels are broken down. Read more

  7. Article: The Surprising Reason Why 150,000 Orangutans Have Died in Borneo
    Environment

    The Surprising Reason Why 150,000 Orangutans Have Died in Borneo

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 16, 2018

    The animals are facing a number of existential threats. Read more

  8. Article: Kendrick Lamar Is Sending 1,000 Kids to See 'Black Panther'
    Citizenship

    Kendrick Lamar Is Sending 1,000 Kids to See 'Black Panther'

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 16, 2018

    Lamar has a long history of charitable work. Read more

  9. Feature: Powerful Photos of Families Welcoming Refugees into Their Homes
    FeatureCitizenship

    Powerful Photos of Families Welcoming Refugees into Their Homes

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Feb. 15, 2018

    “The photographs show very clearly what’s possible when people and communities react with openness.” Read more

  10. Article: 17 of the Best Reactions to the Black Panther Movie
    Citizenship

    17 of the Best Reactions to the Black Panther Movie

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 15, 2018

    Did you buy tickets yet? Read more