AJ+ – A Timeline On Ferguson Since The Michael Brown Shooting

Two months after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, the town of Ferguson, Missouri, is still awaiting a grand-jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson will face murder charges. The shooting sparked weeks of protests and hundreds of…

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…