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: 2019 Global Citizen Festival: Everything You Need to Know

    2019 Global Citizen Festival: Everything You Need to Know

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 19, 2019

    All your questions, answered. Read more

  2. Article: Pharrell Williams Is Fighting to Make the World a Better Place

    Pharrell Williams Is Fighting to Make the World a Better Place

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 14, 2019

    “You should know that happiness is your birthright.” Read more

  3. Article: 10 Barriers to Education That Children Living in Poverty Face

    10 Barriers to Education That Children Living in Poverty Face

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 13, 2019

    From overcrowded classrooms to poor nutrition. Read more

  4. Article: Seven Ways Nelson Mandela's Legacy Still Resonates Today

    Seven 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

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

    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

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

    Cuban Designers Are at the Forefront of Sustainable Fashion

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 8, 2018

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

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

    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

  8. Article: Chile Protesters Took to the Streets Against Sexual Harassment

    Chile Protesters Took to the Streets Against Sexual Harassment

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    "Machismo kills." Read more

  9. Article: Global Peace Decreased for the Fourth Straight Year: Report

    Global Peace Decreased for the Fourth Straight Year: Report

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 6, 2018

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

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

    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