#Current events

  • Article: Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada
    Environment

    Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada

    By Joe McCarthy|July 18, 2019

    "Cambodia is not a dustbin.” Read more

  • Article: 4 Big Obstacles to the Global Goals, According to the Man Who Helped Build Them
    Citizenship

    4 Big Obstacles to the Global Goals, According to the Man Who Helped Build Them

    By Joe McCarthy|July 17, 2019

    “The political will to implement the SDGs is still there.” Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration's New Asylum Rule Breaks US and International Law, Experts Say
    Citizenship

    Trump Administration's New Asylum Rule Breaks US and International Law, Experts Say

    By Joe McCarthy|July 16, 2019

    "President Trump is trying to end asylum, full stop." Read more

  • Article: 7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|July 15, 2019

    After years of progress, the fight against hunger faces huge setbacks. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is on Track to Feed 100,000 Kenyan Schoolchildren
    AdvocacyFood & Hunger

    This Activist Is on Track to Feed 100,000 Kenyan Schoolchildren

    By Joe McCarthy|July 12, 2019

    And she’s empowering local communities in the process. Read more

  • Article: 663 Million Children Lack Access to Basic Human Rights Like Clean Water
    Citizenship

    663 Million Children Lack Access to Basic Human Rights Like Clean Water

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 12, 2019

    Multidimensional poverty considers things like access to food and clean water. Read more

  • Article: Rhino Population Surges 1,000% in Tanzania Following Poaching Crackdown
    Environment

    Rhino Population Surges 1,000% in Tanzania Following Poaching Crackdown

    By Joe McCarthy|July 11, 2019

    The country has a major economic incentive to protect the animals. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2019

    “It is abundantly clear that a much deeper, faster and more ambitious response is needed.” Read more