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.

Joe's latest stories
  1. Article: Scott Pruitt, Lifelong Foe of EPA, Will Now Run EPA
    Environment

    Scott Pruitt, Lifelong Foe of EPA, Will Now Run EPA

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 17, 2017

    As attorney general of Oklahoma, he sued the EPA more than a dozen times. Read more

  2. Article: How the US Is Actually a Bigger Climate Change Offender Than China
    Environment

    How the US Is Actually a Bigger Climate Change Offender Than China

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 17, 2017

    There’s a lot of blame to go around — and a lot of room for action. Read more

  3. Article: The Women’s Strike on March 8 Could Bring Economy to Standstill
    Girls & Women

    The Women’s Strike on March 8 Could Bring Economy to Standstill

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 16, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “I don’t want to be defensive for the next 4 years.” Read more

  4. Article: Here’s Why Trump Might Stick With the Paris Climate Agreement
    Environment

    Here’s Why Trump Might Stick With the Paris Climate Agreement

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 15, 2017

    No man is an island. Read more

  5. Article: Americans Send Love to Immigrants This Valentine's Day
    Citizenship

    Americans Send Love to Immigrants This Valentine's Day

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 14, 2017

    "You are what makes America great." Read more

  6. Article: 9 Adorable Hippo Gifs and Facts for World Hippo Day
    Environment

    9 Adorable Hippo Gifs and Facts for World Hippo Day

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 14, 2017

    They're cute and they love watermelon. Read more

  7. Article: 'Lion': A Heart-Wrenching Story of Adoption & Global Inequality
    Citizenship

    'Lion': A Heart-Wrenching Story of Adoption & Global Inequality

    By Caroline DollmanMeghan WerftJoe McCarthyCassie CarothersColleen Curry  and  Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 14, 2017

    Every Global Citizen should see this film. Read more

  8. Article: Climate Change Is Threatening Animals Far More Than Scientists First Thought
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Threatening Animals Far More Than Scientists First Thought

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 14, 2017

    "Climate change is not a future threat anymore." Read more

  9. Article: Pakistan Bans Valentine’s Day Just Before Love-Filled Holiday
    Citizenship

    Pakistan Bans Valentine’s Day Just Before Love-Filled Holiday

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 13, 2017

    It's "against the teachings of Islam." Read more

  10. Article: Veterans Vow That Dakota Access Pipeline ‘Will Not Get Completed’
    Citizenship

    Veterans Vow That Dakota Access Pipeline ‘Will Not Get Completed’

    By Joe McCarthy| Feb. 13, 2017

    “I only do as I’m told by the citizens I’m serving.” Read more

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