#Current events

  • Article: ICE Agents Can’t Enter NYC Public Schools in New ‘Sanctuary’ Edict
    Citizenship

    ICE Agents Can’t Enter NYC Public Schools in New ‘Sanctuary’ Edict

    By Joe McCarthy| March 24, 2017

    “This is your city. Your city will stand by you. Your city will protect you.” Read more

  • Article: The Arctic Has Already Had 3 Heatwaves in 2017: Report
    Environment

    The Arctic Has Already Had 3 Heatwaves in 2017: Report

    By Joe McCarthy| March 23, 2017

    “We are now in truly uncharted territory.” Read more

  • Article: India’s Most Polluted Rivers Are Now Legally Humans
    Environment

    India’s Most Polluted Rivers Are Now Legally Humans

    By Joe McCarthy| March 21, 2017

    Humans have rights. Why not rivers? Read more

  • Article: Sesame Street’s New Character Has Autism and That’s a Really Big Deal
    Education

    Sesame Street’s New Character Has Autism and That’s a Really Big Deal

    By Joe McCarthy| March 20, 2017

    “Autism is not one thing, because it is different for every single person who has autism.” Read more

  • Article: A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy
    Citizenship

    A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy

    By Joe McCarthy| March 20, 2017

    The image of the US as an open society is fading. Read more

  • Article: Trump Wants to Spend Literally $0 on Fighting Climate Change
    Environment

    Trump Wants to Spend Literally $0 on Fighting Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| March 17, 2017

    Investing in the planet is the smartest thing we can do. Read more

  • Article: Meet Tia Hatton,  a Global Citizen of America Who's Suing Trump Over Climate Change
    Environment

    Meet Tia Hatton, a Global Citizen of America Who's Suing Trump Over Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| March 17, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She'll be defending the planet for the rest of her life. Read more

  • Article: The Great Barrier Reef Is on Death’s Door, Thanks to Climate Change
    Environment

    The Great Barrier Reef Is on Death’s Door, Thanks to Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| March 16, 2017

    The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from space. Read more