About Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy is a Staff Writer at Global Citizen. He studied creative writing at Southern Connecticut State University and now writes about environmental issues and global events.

Stories

  1. Article: WHO Calls for 'Careful' Review of New Swine Flu Study Warning of Pandemic Potential

    WHO Calls for 'Careful' Review of New Swine Flu Study Warning of Pandemic Potential

    By Joe McCarthy|July 1, 2020

    “G4 viruses have all the essential hallmarks of a candidate pandemic virus.” Read more

  2. Article: World Food Programme Launches Biggest Aid Response in Its History for COVID-19

    World Food Programme Launches Biggest Aid Response in Its History for COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Adam Critchley|June 30, 2020

    “Food is the best vaccine against chaos.” Read more

  3. Article: 20 Stand-Out Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert'

    20 Stand-Out Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert'

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 27, 2020

    See performances from Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, and more. Read more

  4. Article: Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds & More Join Funny X-Men Reunion for 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future'

    Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds & More Join Funny X-Men Reunion for 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2020

    The reunion was lighthearted, but Jackman used the platform to honor today’s real superheroes. Read more

  5. Article: Opal Tometi, Kerry Washington, and Billy Porter Call for Racial Justice in 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future'

    Opal Tometi, Kerry Washington, and Billy Porter Call for Racial Justice in 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2020

    “The world is changing right before our eyes and it’s a beautiful thing to see.” Read more

  6. Article: Ask an Expert: How Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Be Distributed to Everyone Who Needs It?

    Ask an Expert: How Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Be Distributed to Everyone Who Needs It?

    By Joe McCarthy|June 25, 2020

    James Fulker, spokesperson for GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, addresses this pressing question. Read more

  7. Article: Futures of 600 Million Children in South Asia Threatened by COVID-19: Report

    Futures of 600 Million Children in South Asia Threatened by COVID-19: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|June 25, 2020

    “COVID-19 could destroy the hopes and futures of an entire generation.” Read more

  8. Article: Access to Health Care Around the World Is Not Equal. COVID-19 Proved That.

    Access to Health Care Around the World Is Not Equal. COVID-19 Proved That.

    By Joe McCarthy|June 23, 2020

    The pandemic has exposed the severely underfunded nature of global health care. Read more

  9. Article: 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future': Meet The ACT Accelerator Partners
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    'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future': Meet The ACT Accelerator Partners

    By Joe McCarthy|June 22, 2020

    They’re accelerating efforts to develop and deliver tests, treatments, and vaccines to everyone. Read more

  10. Article: Rev. William Barber Talks Poverty, Racism, and Demanding a 'Reconstruction of Everything'

    Rev. William Barber Talks Poverty, Racism, and Demanding a 'Reconstruction of Everything'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Rev. Barber has dedicated his life to fighting poverty and “interlocking injustices.” Read more