#Current events

  • Article: Climate Change Sparked 70% of Cases of People Being Displaced From Their Homes in 2019: Report

    Climate Change Sparked 70% of Cases of People Being Displaced From Their Homes in 2019: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|July 10, 2020

    Women are disproportionately impacted. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ+ 'Conversion Therapy': What Is It and How Can We Take Action to End It?
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    LGBTQ+ 'Conversion Therapy': What Is It and How Can We Take Action to End It?

    By Joe McCarthy|July 10, 2020

    The movement to end the “barbaric practice” has gained momentum in recent years. Read more

  • Feature: These Gorgeous Photos of Indigenous Life Are Helping Communities Fight COVID-19
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    These Gorgeous Photos of Indigenous Life Are Helping Communities Fight COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|July 9, 2020

    “Creative and artistic outlets are vital to imagining new ways of moving forward.” Read more

  • Article: Top 10 Countries Improving on the SDGs as Global Progress Stalls Due to COVID-19

    Top 10 Countries Improving on the SDGs as Global Progress Stalls Due to COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2020

    The pandemic has “erased” progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

  • Article: Black and Latino Communities Bore the Brunt of COVID-19 in the US, New Federal Data Confirms

    Black and Latino Communities Bore the Brunt of COVID-19 in the US, New Federal Data Confirms

    By Joe McCarthy|July 7, 2020

    The disparities reflect widespread racial inequalities. Read more

  • Article: WHO Calls for 'Careful' Review of New Swine Flu Study Warning of Pandemic Potential

    WHO Calls for 'Careful' Review of New Swine Flu Study Warning of Pandemic Potential

    By Joe McCarthy|July 1, 2020

    “G4 viruses have all the essential hallmarks of a candidate pandemic virus.” Read more

  • Article: World Food Programme Launches Biggest Aid Response in Its History for COVID-19

    World Food Programme Launches Biggest Aid Response in Its History for COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Adam Critchley|June 30, 2020

    “Food is the best vaccine against chaos.” Read more

  • Article: Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds & More Join Funny X-Men Reunion for 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future'

    Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds & More Join Funny X-Men Reunion for 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2020

    The reunion was lighthearted, but Jackman used the platform to honor today’s real superheroes. Read more