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: 10 Powerful, Uplifting Summer Reading Books for Global Citizens
    Citizenship

    10 Powerful, Uplifting Summer Reading Books for Global Citizens

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 24, 2018

    A summer reading list for Global Citizens, by Global Citizens. Read more

  2. Article: NFL Teams Will Be Fined if Players Kneel During National Anthem
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    NFL Teams Will Be Fined if Players Kneel During National Anthem

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 24, 2018

    “Everyone loses when voices get stifled.” Read more

  3. Article: A Royal Wedding, a Volcano, and Other Powerful Photos from Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    A Royal Wedding, a Volcano, and Other Powerful Photos from Around the World This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Olivia Kestin|May 24, 2018

    It was a week of celebration and mourning. Read more

  4. Article: The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria
    Health

    The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 23, 2018

    China may be almost ready to say “zài jiàn” to malaria. Read more

  5. Article: Utah Just Passed Its First Climate Change Resolution — Thanks to a Group of Teens
    Environment

    Utah Just Passed Its First Climate Change Resolution — Thanks to a Group of Teens

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 23, 2018

    "Our little high school environmental club got wind of this and we were inspired to be involved." Read more

  6. Article: Venezuela Could Be Facing a Malaria Crisis
    Health

    Venezuela Could Be Facing a Malaria Crisis

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|May 22, 2018

    Venezuela had nearly half a million malaria cases last year. Read more

  7. Article: Pope Francis' Conversation With Gay Sexual Abuse Survivor Could Be Groundbreaking
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    Pope Francis' Conversation With Gay Sexual Abuse Survivor Could Be Groundbreaking

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|May 21, 2018

    “Look Juan Carlos, the pope loves you this way. God made you like this and he loves you.” Read more

  8. Article: Your Old Textbooks Might End Up in a Refugee Camp. Here's Why That Matters.
    Education

    Your Old Textbooks Might End Up in a Refugee Camp. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 21, 2018

    The journey of a textbook can be longer than you think. Read more

  9. Article: This Train Station in India Is the First to Run Entirely on Solar Energy
    Environment

    This Train Station in India Is the First to Run Entirely on Solar Energy

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 21, 2018

    Indian Railways wants 25% of energy to be renewable by 2025. Read more

  10. Article: 14 Incredible Photos From Around the World This Week
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    14 Incredible Photos From Around the World This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Olivia Kestin|May 18, 2018

    Millions across the globe celebrated the start of Ramadan this week. Read more