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: 6 Movies Global Citizens Should Watch Right Now
    Citizenship

    6 Movies Global Citizens Should Watch Right Now

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 22, 2017

    It's time to Netflix and learn. Read more

  2. Article: This Might Be the Most Powerful Response to Trump Yet
    Citizenship

    This Might Be the Most Powerful Response to Trump Yet

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 21, 2017

    “On the world’s biggest stage, I showed the world that being Muslim was also being American.” Read more

  3. Article: LeBron James Just Delivered Nikes He Helped Design for Kids With Disabilities
    Citizenship

    LeBron James Just Delivered Nikes He Helped Design for Kids With Disabilities

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 21, 2017

    “Sport, in general, should never be taken away from any kid.” Read more

  4. Article: Despite Wealth, Americans Are Less Happy, Survey Finds
    Citizenship

    Despite Wealth, Americans Are Less Happy, Survey Finds

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 20, 2017

    Sad! Read more

  5. Article: John Oliver Just Delivered a Brutal Assessment of Trump's Budget
    Finance & Innovation

    John Oliver Just Delivered a Brutal Assessment of Trump's Budget

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 20, 2017

    “If you don’t deliver the goods, people will eventually catch on.” Read more

  6. Article: These 7 Feminist Quotes Show Why Ariana Grande Is the Hero We Need
    Girls & Women

    These 7 Feminist Quotes Show Why Ariana Grande Is the Hero We Need

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 17, 2017

    “We are not objects or prizes. We are QUEENS.” Read more

  7. Article: Coldplay Brings 20 Years of Music and Charity to Global Citizen Germany
    Citizenship

    Coldplay Brings 20 Years of Music and Charity to Global Citizen Germany

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 17, 2017

    The group not only make amazing music — they make a big difference, too. Read more

  8. Article: 11 Good Luck Charms from Around the World to Enjoy on St. Patrick's Day
    Citizenship

    11 Good Luck Charms from Around the World to Enjoy on St. Patrick's Day

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 17, 2017

    Good luck takes on many forms. Read more

  9. Article: Women Are Interrupted by Men So Often This Agency Made an App About It
    Finance & Innovation

    Women Are Interrupted by Men So Often This Agency Made an App About It

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 16, 2017

    “Manterrupting” is a thing, people! Read more

  10. Article: Trump's Travel Ban Just Suffered a Second Blow, Thanks to These States
    Citizenship

    Trump's Travel Ban Just Suffered a Second Blow, Thanks to These States

    By Phineas Rueckert| March 16, 2017

    Judges just said “no” to Trump’s “Muslim Ban 2.0.” Read more

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