#Explainer

  • 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: 5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July
    Environment

    5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2019

    Independence Day doesn’t have to be so unsustainable. Read more

  • Article: 7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela
    Citizenship

    7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    A crisis that began nearly a decade ago gets worse by the day. Read more

  • 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