AJ+ – Two Women, One Vote: What You Need To Know About Brazil’s Elections

It’s not often you see two women squaring up to each other in a presidential election. In fact, it never happens. But this year in Brazil it’s different. Incumbent Dilma Rousseff is facing off against the Socialist Party’s Marina Silva….

AJ+ – The Biggest Climate Change Offenders

A study published in the journal Climatic Change pinpoints who’s responsible for the cumulative global emissions of carbon dioxide and methane since the industrial age. Alarmingly, half of the estimated emissions were produced in just the past 25 years. Sources:…

AJ+ Asks Raed Jarrar: Can U.S. Bombs Stop ISIS?

As the United States leads airstrikes against IS Group (AKA ISIS or ISIL) fighters in Syria and Iraq, AJ+ speaks with political advocate and blogger Raed Jarrar about the impact of foreign military intervention and diplomacy. Download the AJ+ app…

AJ+ – 4 Alternatives To Bombing ISIS

The U.S. has started airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, hoping to stop the advance of ISIS. But will bombing make the region safer? And could there be a better way? Let’s look at four alternatives to military intervention: ending the…

AJ+ Asks Naomi Klein: Capitalism Vs. The Climate – Why Is Climate Activism Important?

As people gather in New York City for what organizers are billing as the largest climate-change protest in history, AJ+ asks Naomi Klein about her new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. The Climate. She tells us why the planet…