#Explainer

  • Article: $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most
    Citizenship

    $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2018

    “I call on leaders everywhere to listen.” Read more

  • Article: Measuring Progress Is Key to Achieving Universal Education
    AdvocacyEducation

    Measuring Progress Is Key to Achieving Universal Education

    By Madge Thomas|Nov. 2, 2018

    "Getting to the heart of the learning crisis requires better data." Read more

  • Article: The Missing Piece in the Struggle for Universal Health Coverage
    AdvocacyHealth

    The Missing Piece in the Struggle for Universal Health Coverage

    Oct. 30, 2018

    Too many are dying without access to surgery. Read more

  • Article: 5 Things You Can Do Now in Response to the UN's Terrifying New Climate Report
    Environment

    5 Things You Can Do Now in Response to the UN's Terrifying New Climate Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 9, 2018

    There needs to be "rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society." Read more

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

    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
    Environment

    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
    FeatureAdvocacyEnvironment

    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
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    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