About Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy is a Content Creator at Global Citizen. He believes apathy is the biggest threat to creating a more just world and tries his hardest to stay open-minded and curious. Living in New York keeps him aware of how interconnected our world is, how every action has ripples.

Joe's latest stories
  1. Article: Seven of the Most Important Protests of 2016

    Global Issues

    Seven of the Most Important Protests of 2016

    By Joe McCarthy| Jan. 2, 2017

    From India to South Africa to Brazil, massive protests rattled the status quo. Read more

  2. Article: UN Finally Authorizes Investigation of War Crimes in Syria

    Global Issues

    UN Finally Authorizes Investigation of War Crimes in Syria

    By Joe McCarthy| Dec. 28, 2016

    The UN has repeatedly failed to broker a ceasefire and an end to the war in Syria. Read more

  3. Article: These 6 Cities Are Trying to Give Up Cars Entirely

    Global Issues

    These 6 Cities Are Trying to Give Up Cars Entirely

    By Joe McCarthy| Dec. 27, 2016

    And New Delhi is one of them. Read more

  4. Article: Prince Harry, Rihanna Get HIV Tests to Help End Stigma

    Global Issues

    Prince Harry, Rihanna Get HIV Tests to Help End Stigma

    By Joe McCarthy| Dec. 22, 2016

    Barbados is a success story in the fight against AIDS. Read more

  5. Article: Chobani Is Employing Hundreds of Refugees and It’s Amazing

    Global Issues

    Chobani Is Employing Hundreds of Refugees and It’s Amazing

    By Joe McCarthy| Dec. 21, 2016

    Making the world a better place one yogurt at a time. Read more

  6. Article: India Turns On World's Largest Solar Power Plant

    Global Issues

    India Turns On World's Largest Solar Power Plant

    By Joe McCarthy| Dec. 15, 2016

    Only China and US will have more solar energy than India. Read more

  7. Article: Why Poop Is a Big Problem in India's Cities & Rural Areas Alike

    Water And Sanitation

    Why Poop Is a Big Problem in India's Cities & Rural Areas Alike

    By Joe McCarthy| Nov. 18, 2016

    Most Indians do not have access to a working sewage system. Read more

  8. Article: Acid attack victims, cast out by society, are helping each other thrive

    Gender Equality

    Acid attack victims, cast out by society, are helping each other thrive

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE| Nov. 11, 2016

    "If an attack happens of any kind, it is always the woman who incurs the blame." Read more

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