#Explainer

  • Article: Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.
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    Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 17, 2019

    The consequences of so many kids missing out on school go far beyond lost geography terms. Read more

  • Article: How to Watch and Listen to the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

    How to Watch and Listen to the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

    Sept. 26, 2018

    Janet Jackson and The Weeknd will be headlining, along with Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monáe Read more

  • Article: 8 Ways We're Making the 2018 Global Citizen Festival Sustainable

    8 Ways We're Making the 2018 Global Citizen Festival Sustainable

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 18, 2018

    Offsetting carbon, zero waste, and more. Read more

  • Feature: Why Global Citizen Is Campaigning to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Oceans
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    Why Global Citizen Is Campaigning to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 13, 2018

    We’re trying to divert and remove 8 million tons of plastic from reaching the oceans by 2020. Read more

  • Article: Calling Politicians Is a Lot Easier Than You Think
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    Calling Politicians Is a Lot Easier Than You Think

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 24, 2018

    And it’s the most effective means of communicating. Read more

  • Article: What the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Looks Like, 1 Year Later

    What the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Looks Like, 1 Year Later

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 24, 2018

    “Their horrific experiences defy comprehension.” Read more

  • Article: Meet Some of the Local Experts Global Citizen Is Working With to Drive Impact in South Africa

    Meet Some of the Local Experts Global Citizen Is Working With to Drive Impact in South Africa

    By Neha Shah|Aug. 21, 2018

    And why their knowledge will ensure your actions lift people out of poverty. Read more

  • Article: What Does Pakistan’s New Prime Minister Imran Khan Mean for Poverty and Inequality?

    What Does Pakistan’s New Prime Minister Imran Khan Mean for Poverty and Inequality?

    By Joe McCarthy|July 27, 2018

    “My hope is that Pakistan will be the kind of welfare state where we take care of our poor people." Read more