#Current events

  • Article: Fake News in South Sudan Could Lead to Genocide
    Citizenship

    Fake News in South Sudan Could Lead to Genocide

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 18, 2017

    It follows a simple and ferocious logic. Read more

  • Article: 2016 Was Hottest Year Ever as Earth Undergoes ‘Big Changes’
    Environment

    2016 Was Hottest Year Ever as Earth Undergoes ‘Big Changes’

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 18, 2017

    “One could argue that about 75 percent of the warmth was due to human impact." Read more

  • Article: Want to Live Longer? Move to a City
    Health

    Want to Live Longer? Move to a City

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 13, 2017

    This kind of inequality doesn’t have to exist. Read more

  • Article: Russia Wants to Fully Ban Cigarettes for Anyone Born After 2015
    Health

    Russia Wants to Fully Ban Cigarettes for Anyone Born After 2015

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 11, 2017

    “This goal is absolutely ideologically correct.” Read more

  • Article: Rebecca Ferguson Is Latest Artist to Turn Down Trump Inauguration Invite
    Citizenship

    Rebecca Ferguson Is Latest Artist to Turn Down Trump Inauguration Invite

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 10, 2017

    “We are here to love, not judge, or bring people down.” Read more

  • Article: These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt
    Girls & Women

    These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 9, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In Egypt, 17% of girls get married before the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Orlando Stadium Adds 49 Rainbow Seats to Honor Victims of Pulse Shooting
    Citizenship

    Orlando Stadium Adds 49 Rainbow Seats to Honor Victims of Pulse Shooting

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 6, 2017

    While nothing can really heal a wound of this magnitude, the stadium is making a small gesture. Read more

  • Article: Texas Pushes Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill, Says It’s ‘Right Thing to Do'
    Citizenship

    Texas Pushes Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill, Says It’s ‘Right Thing to Do'

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 6, 2017

    It’s the latest attempt by conservative legislators to roll back the rights of LGBT citizens. Read more