About Tom Blake

Tom Blake is the Lead Editor of Global Citizen and an artist/activist living in NYC. In his free time, he eats lots of things. (Read: Dumplings)

Why Tom Blake is a Global Citizen

Ending Poverty > Pushing Paper.

Stories

  1. Video: Jon Stewart got it wrong last week and we all really need to call him out on it
    Citizenship

    Jon Stewart got it wrong last week and we all really need to call him out on it

    By Tom Blake|May 4, 2015

    There are moments when I have to remind myself that he’s a comedian, NOT a journalist or an expert. Read more

  2. Article: Pope Francis just said what we were all thinking about the gender wage-gap
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    Pope Francis just said what we were all thinking about the gender wage-gap

    By Tom Blake|April 29, 2015

    Pope Francis today has called the fact that women earn less than men "pure scandal" Read more

  3. Article: Breaking: The Nigerian Ministry of Defense has just confirmed it has freed 300 women and girls from a Boko Haram camp
    Girls & Women

    Breaking: The Nigerian Ministry of Defense has just confirmed it has freed 300 women and girls from a Boko Haram ...

    By Tom Blake|April 28, 2015

    While these may not be the girls who sparked the hashtag campaign, it's still an important moment. Read more

  4. Video: You need to hear what John Oliver has to say about the clothes you're wearing
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    You need to hear what John Oliver has to say about the clothes you're wearing

    By Tom Blake|April 28, 2015

    April 24th was the 2 year anniversary of the Rana Plaza Disaster that saw 1,129 people die. Read more

  5. Article: The commitments made at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day
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    The commitments made at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day

    By Christina Nuñez  and  Tom Blake|April 24, 2015

    Check out this list of some of the most incredible announcements that were made Read more

  6. Article: 950 people just died crossing the Mediterranean, and we're not doing enough about it.
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    950 people just died crossing the Mediterranean, and we're not doing enough about it.

    By Tom Blake|April 22, 2015

    Just this weekend, it’s estimated that as many as 950 people may have perished in the Mediterranean. Read more

  7. Article: Take a look at the awesome highlights from Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day
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    Take a look at the awesome highlights from Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day

    By Christina Nuñez  and  Tom Blake|April 19, 2015

    In case you couldn't join us on the National Mall, we've got you covered. Read more

  8. Article: Pope Francis' Easter blessing: What global citizens need to know
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    Pope Francis' Easter blessing: What global citizens need to know

    By Tom Blake|April 7, 2015|Live Below the Line

    The issues laid out, are issues important to global citizens, regardless of religious affiliation. Read more

  9. Article: Nigeria had an election and something amazing happened
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    Nigeria had an election and something amazing happened

    By Tom Blake|April 6, 2015

    For the first time in the nation’s history, Nigeria saw an incumbent President lose an election. Read more

  10. Video: A dude wears yoga pants and it says something important about gender equity
    Girls & Women

    A dude wears yoga pants and it says something important about gender equity

    By Tom Blake|March 25, 2015

    A hilarious prank with a message. Read more