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AJ+ is an English and Spanish language all digital news and current events channel by Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN). The service is available on its mobile app (iOS and Android), YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter with written content on Medium.

How America Is Killing The Middle Class

The American Dream is threatened by a rapidly shrinking middle class. Millions of Americans are strapped with debt, higher costs of living and lower paychecks. How did it get so bad?Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglishDownload the AJ+ app at...

4 Signs Someone Is Lying To You

What are the four signs that someone is lying to you? This is a mini version of Pamela Meyer's TED Talk, “How to Spot a Liar.” Watch her full TED Talk here: https://www.ted.com/talks/pamela_meyer_how_to_spot_a_liarSubscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglishDownload the AJ+ app...

The Life Of An Eight Ball Of Cocaine

Cocaine, coke, blow or snow – whatever you call it, have you ever wondered how the drug is actually made and distributed? We trace cocaine from coca leaf in the Andes to the 17 million users who snort it worldwide.Sources: United Nations Office on...

Legal Marijuana: How High Is Too High?

Marijuana is now legal in Oregon, and stoners statewide are celebrating. But is there such a thing as being too high? We talked to some longtime weed smokers to figure out what responsible marijuana consumption actually looks like.Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1Like us on...

So What’s A Caucus, Anyway?

We've heard a lot about caucuses with the upcoming Iowa caucus. They seem important, but do you know what they actually accomplish?Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglishDownload the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus Click to view the original...

Cannabis Country – The Biggest Weed Grower In Uruguay

In 2013, Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalize marijuana and regulate a recreational market for the drug. Before legalization, activist Juan Vaz went to jail for growing pot. When he was released, he fought to change the law and to...

Cost Of Living In America Today Vs. 1980

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Most living expenses have gone up in price since 1980 (even when you adjust for inflation). That includes cars, homes, education – almost everything, except for our paychecks. Here's why paying for a house, a car and a college degree was possible in...

Brazil’s Mining Catastrophe

An environmental catastrophe caused by a mining disaster in Brazil has left 11 dead, 12 missing and some 600 displaced. Mining waste containing arsenic, zinc, copper and mercury turned Bento Rodrigues into a ghost town and is devastating the drinking water of towns across...

Dorian Murray’s Last Wish

Eight-year-old Dorian Murray has a rare type of cancer and his last wish to be famous, so the world is helping him realize his dream with #DStrong.Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglishDownload the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/Follow us on Twitter:...

Oklahoma City Cop Daniel Holtzclaw Found Guilty Of Rape

Thirteen black women testified against former Oklahoma City cop Daniel Holtzclaw. A jury found him guilty on 18 charges, including four counts of first-degree rape.Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglishDownload the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus Click to...