Logo
Phineas Rueckert

Phineas Rueckert

Phineas Rueckert is an investigative journalist based in Paris. His work on topics including press freedom, migration and urbanism has appeared in The Guardian, Vice, Jacobin, Atlas Obscura and Next City.

Latest from Phineas Rueckert

How Exiles in Argentina Shaped France’s Resistance to Nazi Occupation

How Exiles in Argentina Shaped France’s Resistance to Nazi Occupation

After the Nazis marched into France in 1940, a French veteran living almost 7,000 miles away in Buenos Aires started a small bulletin to counter fascist ideology — and sparked what would become one of the largest Free French resistance movements in the world.

Diane de Vignemont,
Phineas Rueckert
When Palestinians Crossed the Chilean Andes by Mule, a New Diaspora Was Born

When Palestinians Crossed the Chilean Andes by Mule, a New Diaspora Was Born

Chile is home to the largest Palestinian diaspora in the world — one that has mobilized in support of Gaza in the face of Israel’s full-scale invasion.

Phineas Rueckert
In the Shadow of Paris’ Olympic Village, Migrants Are Pushed Into the Cold

In the Shadow of Paris’ Olympic Village, Migrants Are Pushed Into the Cold

The expulsion of the Unibeton squatters falls in line with an aggressive policy — often using mega-events like the Olympics as a catalyst — of urban renewal, which prioritizes development over human lives and disperses vulnerable populations, like migrants and people experiencing homelessness, further from big cities in the interest of “sanitizing” them.

Phineas Rueckert