About Phineas Rueckert

Phineas Rueckert is a writer at Global Citizen. He graduated from Macalester College with a degree in Political Science and International Studies, and spent the past year teaching English in Toulouse, France. He is originally from Brooklyn, New York.

Stories

  1. Article: 7 Ways Nelson Mandela's Legacy Still Resonates Today
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    7 Ways Nelson Mandela's Legacy Still Resonates Today

    By Phineas RueckertDavid Brand  and  Jana Sepehr|July 16, 2018

    "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Read more

  2. Article: How Broadway Musical 'The Prom' Tackles Discrimination Against LGBTQ Teens
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    How Broadway Musical 'The Prom' Tackles Discrimination Against LGBTQ Teens

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 11, 2018

    “No one is talking about the hate." Read more

  3. Feature: Cuban Designers Are at the Forefront of the Sustainable Fashion Revolution
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    Cuban Designers Are at the Forefront of the Sustainable Fashion Revolution

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 8, 2018

    Designers in Cuba are reinventing fashion with plastics and other recycled materials. Read more

  4. Article: 12 Photos of Pride, Power, and Pain From Around the World This Week
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    12 Photos of Pride, Power, and Pain From Around the World This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Olivia Kestin|June 8, 2018

    From Pride Month to women's victories to powerful protests, this is the week in pictures. Read more

  5. Article: Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week
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    Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    "Machismo kills." Read more

  6. Article: These Are the 10 Most and Least Peaceful Countries in the World
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    These Are the 10 Most and Least Peaceful Countries in the World

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 6, 2018

    “There is an ongoing deterioration in global peace." Read more

  7. Article: How You Can Download Bill Gates' Favorite Summer Read for Free
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    How You Can Download Bill Gates' Favorite Summer Read for Free

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 6, 2018

    He wants you to read this book, and he's making it really easy. Read more

  8. Article: 10 Saudi Women Just Received Driver's Licenses for the First Time
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    10 Saudi Women Just Received Driver's Licenses for the First Time

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 5, 2018

    All women will become eligible for driver's licenses on June 24. Read more

  9. Article: This Woman Has Collected 1,500,000 Pennies to Send 300 Girls to School
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    This Woman Has Collected 1,500,000 Pennies to Send 300 Girls to School

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 4, 2018

    Davinia James’ upbringing in Jamaica inspired her to give back, one penny at a time. Read more

  10. Article: 15 Photos That Will Take You on a Journey Around the World This Week
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    15 Photos That Will Take You on a Journey Around the World This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Olivia Kestin|June 1, 2018

    Here's what happened as May turned to June. Read more