#Current events

  • Article: Joaquin Phoenix Urges Celebrities to Forgo Private Jets in Golden Globe Speech

    Joaquin Phoenix Urges Celebrities to Forgo Private Jets in Golden Globe Speech

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 6, 2020

    “We have to take that responsibility on ourselves and make sacrifices.” Read more

  • Article: 14 Photos That Show the Devastating Impacts of Australia's Bushfires

    14 Photos That Show the Devastating Impacts of Australia's Bushfires

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Jan. 3, 2020

    "If you don't need to be in the area, you need to leave.” Read more

  • Article: Queen’s Brian May Embarks on ‘Veganuary’ to Protect Animals and the Planet

    Queen’s Brian May Embarks on ‘Veganuary’ to Protect Animals and the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 3, 2020

    Veganuary is a growing New Year’s resolution. Read more

  • Article: Last Year's Natural Disasters Prove That the Climate Crisis Is Only Getting Worse

    Last Year's Natural Disasters Prove That the Climate Crisis Is Only Getting Worse

    By Mercy Corps|Jan. 3, 2020

    And the humanitarian community is struggling to meet the growing demand for aid. Read more

  • Article: Food Aid in Zimbabwe Could Run Out by End of February

    Food Aid in Zimbabwe Could Run Out by End of February

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 2, 2020

    "The lives of so many depend on this." Read more

  • Feature: 10 Activists Who Had a Breakout Year in 2019

    10 Activists Who Had a Breakout Year in 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Dec. 20, 2019

    These activists are fighting to end poverty. Read more

  • Article: 12 Documentaries for Global Citizens to Watch This Holiday Season

    12 Documentaries for Global Citizens to Watch This Holiday Season

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 20, 2019

    These stories expose injustice and envision a better world. Read more

  • Article: Meet Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, Winner of the First-Ever Global Citizen Prize for Business Leader

    Meet Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, Winner of the First-Ever Global Citizen Prize for Business Leader

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 13, 2019

    “You have to get involved. You have to raise your voice, and you have to take a stand.” Read more