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.

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  1. Article: What to Watch on Netflix, TV, and More This Weekend: Jan. 20
    Citizenship

    What to Watch on Netflix, TV, and More This Weekend: Jan. 20

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 20, 2017

    What to Watch on Netflix, TV, and More This Weekend Read more

  2. Article: There Was a Star-Studded Inauguration Ball Last Night Without a Trump in Sight
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    There Was a Star-Studded Inauguration Ball Last Night Without a Trump in Sight

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 20, 2017

    The “alternative” ball took place at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Read more

  3. Article: 17 Top Moments From Trump’s Cabinet Confirmation Hearings
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    17 Top Moments From Trump’s Cabinet Confirmation Hearings

    By Colleen CurryPhineas Rueckert  and  James O'Hare| Jan. 19, 2017

    Highlights and lowlights from the country’s future leaders. Read more

  4. Article: Meet Flynn Coleman: Human Rights Lawyer and a Global Citizen of America
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    Meet Flynn Coleman: Human Rights Lawyer and a Global Citizen of America

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 19, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “We’re just one conversation, one smile, one laugh away from connecting with anybody else.” Read more

  5. Article: Know Exactly Where Your Donations Are Going With This App From Oxfam
    Finance & Innovation

    Know Exactly Where Your Donations Are Going With This App From Oxfam

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 19, 2017

    Oxfam’s new charity app includes a big push for transparency in donations. Read more

  6. Article: Why Aziz Ansari Is the Best Possible Host for This Weekend’s SNL
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    Why Aziz Ansari Is the Best Possible Host for This Weekend’s SNL

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 18, 2017

    It goes beyond American television’s diversity problem. Read more

  7. Article: What Global Citizens Should Watch on Netflix, TV, and More This Weekend: January 13
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    What Global Citizens Should Watch on Netflix, TV, and More This Weekend: January 13

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 13, 2017

    Here are our favorite global movies from the past week, streaming and in theaters. Read more

  8. Article: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards: ‘Women’s Need For Healthcare Is Not a Partisan Issue'
    Girls & Women

    Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards: ‘Women’s Need For Healthcare Is Not a Partisan Issue'

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 13, 2017

    The CEO and President of Planned Parenthood is “energized” in the fight for women’s healthcare. Read more

  9. Article: These 14 Photos Show Obama Kicking It With World Leaders
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    These 14 Photos Show Obama Kicking It With World Leaders

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 12, 2017

    Mr. Worldwide. Read more

  10. Video: Watch Michelle Obama’s Powerful Message to Kids in America
    Girls & Women

    Watch Michelle Obama’s Powerful Message to Kids in America

    By Phineas Rueckert| Jan. 12, 2017

    “I want them to embrace the future, and know that the world is getting better.” Read more

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