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: Brazil’s Rainforests Are Being Decimated — and One Country Wants to Do Something About It
    Environment

    Brazil’s Rainforests Are Being Decimated — and One Country Wants to Do Something About It

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 23, 2017

    After curbing deforestation between 2008 and 2014, Brazil has regressed in the past two years. Read more

  2. Article: This Global Citizen of America Invented Beyoncé’s Go-To Energy Drink
    Food & Hunger

    This Global Citizen of America Invented Beyoncé’s Go-To Energy Drink

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 22, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Jody Levy is the co-founder of WTRMLN WTR, a company that turns wasted fruits into energy drinks. Read more

  3. Article: Demi Lovato Skyped With a 19-Year-Old Refugee Advocate For This Very Important Reason
    Education

    Demi Lovato Skyped With a 19-Year-Old Refugee Advocate For This Very Important Reason

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 22, 2017

    “I want you to know that I hear your voice and I stand with you.” Read more

  4. Article: James Corden Sent Trump 297 Copies of an Old Tom Hanks Movie For This Really Good Reason
    Health

    James Corden Sent Trump 297 Copies of an Old Tom Hanks Movie For This Really Good Reason

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 22, 2017

    More than 35 million people around the world are living with HIV/AIDS. Read more

  5. Article: Starbucks Will Hire 2,500 Refugees in Europe by 2022
    Citizenship

    Starbucks Will Hire 2,500 Refugees in Europe by 2022

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 21, 2017

    The coffee company has a “grande” vision. Read more

  6. Article: The Infuriating Reason Men Say They Catcall Women on the Street
    Girls & Women

    The Infuriating Reason Men Say They Catcall Women on the Street

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 20, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Ugh. Read more

  7. Article: Eating at Chipotle, and 16 Other Ways to Give Back on World Refugee Day
    Citizenship

    Eating at Chipotle, and 16 Other Ways to Give Back on World Refugee Day

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 20, 2017

    Today is World Refugee Day. Here’s how you can help out. Read more

  8. Article: French Parliamentary Elections Send Message of Diversity, Inclusiveness to the World
    Citizenship

    French Parliamentary Elections Send Message of Diversity, Inclusiveness to the World

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 19, 2017

    “Liberté, égalité, féminité.” Read more

  9. Article: How One Night of Terror Turned Into Days of Hope for This Texas Mosque
    Citizenship

    How One Night of Terror Turned Into Days of Hope for This Texas Mosque

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 19, 2017

    Members of the Victoria Islamic Center reflect on the night that changed their lives forever. Read more

  10. Article: Refugee Women Are Baking to Help Find Their Footing in Germany
    Girls & Women

    Refugee Women Are Baking to Help Find Their Footing in Germany

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 19, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Cafe Halva is changing lives for refugee women, one sweet at a time. Read more

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