#Profile

  • Article: Rev. William Barber Talks Poverty, Racism, and Demanding a 'Reconstruction of Everything'

    Rev. William Barber Talks Poverty, Racism, and Demanding a 'Reconstruction of Everything'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Rev. Barber has dedicated his life to fighting poverty and “interlocking injustices.” Read more

  • Article: How Team Rubicon Went From Responding to Natural Disasters to Fighting COVID-19

    How Team Rubicon Went From Responding to Natural Disasters to Fighting COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    “We go where the need is greatest.” Read more

  • Article: This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Lilly Platt, in the Netherlands, wants everyone to cultivate their “green heart.” Read more

  • Article: 14 Black Activists and Authors Providing Crucial Insight Into Racial Justice in the US

    14 Black Activists and Authors Providing Crucial Insight Into Racial Justice in the US

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2020

    They’re doing essential work to end systemic oppression. Read more

  • Article: These Married Doctors Are Fighting COVID-19 Together in Latin America’s Epicenter

    These Married Doctors Are Fighting COVID-19 Together in Latin America’s Epicenter

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2020

    In Guayaquil, Ecuador, the hospitals are full. Read more

  • Article: This Spanish Nurse Went From Saving Lives at Sea to Fighting COVID-19 in Madrid

    This Spanish Nurse Went From Saving Lives at Sea to Fighting COVID-19 in Madrid

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2020

    She’s a hero, and is now calling on countries to transform their approach to human rights. Read more

  • Article: This Company Is Sucking Carbon From the Air and Making Soda With It

    This Company Is Sucking Carbon From the Air and Making Soda With It

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 24, 2020

    Carbon removal is increasingly seen as a vital part of any climate solution. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizen's Madge Thomas Has Spent Her Life Standing Up for Others

    Global Citizen's Madge Thomas Has Spent Her Life Standing Up for Others

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Dec. 18, 2019

    Meet Madge, our vice president of global policy and government affairs. Read more