Global Citizen Stories
The 25 commitments made through the festival will affect education, women’s rights, water and sanitation, and much more.Read more.
The highlight of the Global Citizen India Festival might have been this powerful duet. For the crowd of 70,000, this was a sign of India’s rise.Read more.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has gained a reputation as an unapologetic strongman. His bold offer to refugees caught many by surprise. Read more.
It’s a reasonable impulse to say that 2016 was horrible. But a lot of good things happened this year. Read more.
Millions of tons of plastic end up in the oceans each year. These artists are bringing awareness to this crisis in the most fascinating ways. Read more.
The amount of plastic consumed is mind-boggling. But what if all plastic was simply recycled into something else? Read more.
Great Stories from Around the Globe
Each week, we’ll find the best stories from around the world to help you be the best Global Citizen you can be.
Not One Less
In Argentina, a feminist protest movement against femicide and sexual violence has been building for more than a year. Jacobin has the backstory here.
Health For All
Many US citizens haven’t had health care in years. This massive pop-up clinic is trying to change that, according to The Guardian.
Land of Arguments
If the 2016 US presidential election taught us anything it’s that the country is very divided. Here’s Vox with some tips for how to argue better.
Surfers from all over the world used to flock to the Pororoca River for mighty waves. Now the waves are gone. The New York Times explains why here.
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