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: Muslims Raise Over $65,000 for Vandalized Jewish Headstones
    Citizenship

    Muslims Raise Over $65,000 for Vandalized Jewish Headstones

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 22, 2017

    Muslims and Jews have come together to show that love trumps hate. Read more

  2. Article: How to Watch 13 Incredible Oscar-Nominated Films Before Sunday
    Citizenship

    How to Watch 13 Incredible Oscar-Nominated Films Before Sunday

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 22, 2017

    Prepare yourselves for the Academy Awards by streaming these Global Citizen top picks. Read more

  3. Article: Do Refugees Cause More Crime? The Facts Say Probably Not
    Citizenship

    Do Refugees Cause More Crime? The Facts Say Probably Not

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 21, 2017

    They might surprise you. Read more

  4. Article: Adidas Is Making Swimsuits With Recycled Ocean Plastic
    Environment

    Adidas Is Making Swimsuits With Recycled Ocean Plastic

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 20, 2017

    One large fishing net can make over 1,000 swimsuits. Created "from the ocean, for the ocean." Read more

  5. Article: Viral Photo Captures Refugees Fleeing the US for Canada on Foot
    Citizenship

    Viral Photo Captures Refugees Fleeing the US for Canada on Foot

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 20, 2017

    Stories of US refugees pouring into Canada are becoming more and more common. Read more

  6. Article: This Room From Ikea Is Actually a Garden That Can Feed a Neighborhood
    Food & Hunger

    This Room From Ikea Is Actually a Garden That Can Feed a Neighborhood

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 20, 2017

    The Swedish multinational is making it easy to produce fruits and veggies locally. Read more

  7. Article: Here Are 23 Restaurants That Shut Their Doors For the ‘Day Without Immigrants’
    Citizenship

    Here Are 23 Restaurants That Shut Their Doors For the ‘Day Without Immigrants’

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 17, 2017

    Hundreds of restaurants across at least 10 cities are participating in the “Day Without Immigrants.” Read more

  8. Article: Meet Max Frieder, a Global Citizen of America Who’s Bringing Art to Conflict Zones
    Citizenship

    Meet Max Frieder, a Global Citizen of America Who’s Bringing Art to Conflict Zones

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 16, 2017

    “Artolution” is the next big thing in global arts education, and Max Frieder is leading the way. Read more

  9. Article: Girl, 7, Wrote a Letter to Google, and Got a Response She Never Expected
    Finance & Innovation

    Girl, 7, Wrote a Letter to Google, and Got a Response She Never Expected

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 16, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “My dad told me if I carry on learning, then one day I will be able to have a job at Google." Read more

  10. Article: Want to Protest? This App Will Tell You Where to Go
    Finance & Innovation

    Want to Protest? This App Will Tell You Where to Go

    By Phineas Rueckert| Feb. 15, 2017

    You never need to miss another protest. Read more

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