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: How Pharrell Williams Is Fighting for the Future and Making the World a Better Place

    How Pharrell Williams Is Fighting for the Future and Making the World a Better Place

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 14, 2019

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

  2. Article: 10 Barriers to Education Around the World

    10 Barriers to Education Around the World

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 13, 2019

    From overcrowded classrooms to poor nutrition. Read more

  3. Article: Literally Everything You Need to Know About Attending the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

    Literally Everything You Need to Know About Attending the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 21, 2018

    All your questions, answered. Read more

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

    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

  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 the Sustainable Fashion Revolution

    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

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

    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

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

    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

  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