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.

Phineas's latest stories
  1. Article: This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village
    Finance & Innovation

    This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 28, 2017

    The Mashambas Skyscraper could revolutionize small farming in rural Africa. Read more

  2. Article: The Details of Trump’s Proposed Foreign Aid Cuts Are Devastating
    Citizenship

    The Details of Trump’s Proposed Foreign Aid Cuts Are Devastating

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 27, 2017

    “There’s just no question people would die from this.” Read more

  3. Article: Sen. Bernie Sanders Is Making a Big Push to Double Minimum Wage
    Finance & Innovation

    Sen. Bernie Sanders Is Making a Big Push to Double Minimum Wage

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 26, 2017

    The “Fight for $15” is gaining steam again. Read more

  4. Article: 5 Movies Global Citizens Really Should Watch This Week
    Citizenship

    5 Movies Global Citizens Really Should Watch This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 26, 2017

    Two words: Oprah. Winfrey. Read more

  5. Article: How to Eat Your Entire Meal — Utensils Included
    Food & Hunger

    How to Eat Your Entire Meal — Utensils Included

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 25, 2017

    We dare you to eat your way through these 7 items. Read more

  6. Article: Beyoncé Is Starting a 'Formation' Scholarship Program to Give Women a Leg Up
    Education

    Beyoncé Is Starting a 'Formation' Scholarship Program to Give Women a Leg Up

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 25, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Okay, ladies, now let's get in formation.” Read more

  7. Video: Bill Nye Shuts Down Climate Change Denier on CNN
    Environment

    Bill Nye Shuts Down Climate Change Denier on CNN

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 24, 2017

    Bill Nye to CNN: “You’re doing a disservice" by having a climate change denier on air. Read more

  8. Article: This College Student Visited Refugee Camps in Greece. Then, She Decided to Take Action
    Citizenship

    This College Student Visited Refugee Camps in Greece. Then, She Decided to Take Action

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 20, 2017

    Emily Worline started Refugee Outreach Kalamazoo after visiting refugee camps in Greece and Serbia. Read more

  9. Article: 5 Movies Global Citizens Need to Watch Before Earth Day
    Environment

    5 Movies Global Citizens Need to Watch Before Earth Day

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 20, 2017

    Featuring creatures from bears to “avatars,” these movies will pump you up to save the planet. Read more

  10. Article: The Hidden Message Behind This Viral Photo of an Iceberg in Newfoundland
    Environment

    The Hidden Message Behind This Viral Photo of an Iceberg in Newfoundland

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 20, 2017

    Hint: it rhymes with “schlimate schlange.” Read more

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