#Current events

  • Article: What to Learn From Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy of Peaceful Protest

    What to Learn From Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy of Peaceful Protest

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 20, 2019

    Peaceful protest is not easy but it’s crucial to do. Read more

  • Article: The Gambia Is Rewriting Sexist Laws to End Gender Discrimination

    The Gambia Is Rewriting Sexist Laws to End Gender Discrimination

    By Neha Shah|Oct. 3, 2018

    Thanks to Global Citizens, the country is set to #LeveltheLaw. Read more

  • Article: How to Have the Best, Most Eco-Friendly Time at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

    How to Have the Best, Most Eco-Friendly Time at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 27, 2018

    What to bring, how to get there, and how to be eco-friendly. Read more

  • Article: 'Don't Accept Our History Unraveling': Macron Urges World to Take Collective Action at UN

    'Don't Accept Our History Unraveling': Macron Urges World to Take Collective Action at UN

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 26, 2018

    "Let's stop signing trade agreements with those who don't comply with the Paris agreement.” Read more

  • Article: Janelle Monáe Is Ready to Topple the Patriarchy

    Janelle Monáe Is Ready to Topple the Patriarchy

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 26, 2018

    “I’ve always understood the responsibility of an artist — but I feel it even greater now.” Read more

  • Article: Marshall Islands Pledges to Reach Zero Greenhouse Emissions by 2050

    Marshall Islands Pledges to Reach Zero Greenhouse Emissions by 2050

    Sept. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The announcement was charged with symbolism. Read more

  • Article: What to Expect From This Week's United Nations Gathering

    What to Expect From This Week's United Nations Gathering

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 25, 2018

    “There is no way forward but collective, common-sense action for the common good.” Read more

  • Article: 5 Key Issues Trump Spoke About in His UN Speech

    5 Key Issues Trump Spoke About in His UN Speech

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 25, 2018

    “America will always choose independence and cooperation over global dominance.” Read more