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: Americans Are Eating 20% Less Beef in Huge Win For Earth
    Environment

    Americans Are Eating 20% Less Beef in Huge Win For Earth

    By Joe McCarthy| March 22, 2017

    The change has health, environmental, and ethical benefits. Read more

  2. Article: India’s Most Polluted Rivers Are Now Legally Humans
    Environment

    India’s Most Polluted Rivers Are Now Legally Humans

    By Joe McCarthy| March 21, 2017

    Humans have rights. Why not rivers? Read more

  3. Article: Sesame Street’s New Character Has Autism and That’s a Really Big Deal
    Education

    Sesame Street’s New Character Has Autism and That’s a Really Big Deal

    By Joe McCarthy| March 20, 2017

    “Autism is not one thing, because it is different for every single person who has autism.” Read more

  4. Article: A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy
    Citizenship

    A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy

    By Joe McCarthy| March 20, 2017

    The image of the US as an open society is fading. Read more

  5. Article: Trump Wants to Spend Literally $0 on Fighting Climate Change
    Environment

    Trump Wants to Spend Literally $0 on Fighting Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| March 17, 2017

    Investing in the planet is the smartest thing we can do. Read more

  6. Article: Patagonia Exec Just Gifted 1 Million Acres of Pristine Parkland to Chile
    Environment

    Patagonia Exec Just Gifted 1 Million Acres of Pristine Parkland to Chile

    By Joe McCarthy| March 17, 2017

    This is corporate philanthropy at its best. Read more

  7. Article: Meet Tia Hatton,  a Global Citizen of America Who's Suing Trump Over Climate Change
    Environment

    Meet Tia Hatton, a Global Citizen of America Who's Suing Trump Over Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| March 17, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She'll be defending the planet for the rest of her life. Read more

  8. Article: The Great Barrier Reef Is on Death’s Door, Thanks to Climate Change
    Environment

    The Great Barrier Reef Is on Death’s Door, Thanks to Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| March 16, 2017

    The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from space. Read more

  9. Article: These ‘Made By Refugee’ Stickers Are Popping Up All Over NYC
    Citizenship

    These ‘Made By Refugee’ Stickers Are Popping Up All Over NYC

    By Joe McCarthy| March 15, 2017

    “Migrants have been a part of our lives all along in the goods we consume.” Read more

  10. Article: Honey Nut Cheerios Wants to Plant 100 Million Wildflowers to Save Bees
    Environment

    Honey Nut Cheerios Wants to Plant 100 Million Wildflowers to Save Bees

    By Joe McCarthy| March 15, 2017

    It's not just about Buzz. Read more

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