Jasmine Garsd appears in the following:
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Latino joblessness has dipped to historic lows. But many economists are taking those numbers with caution: There's still a gaping wage difference with white workers.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
People convicted of felonies often have difficulties getting hired. But many employers say they're suffering a labor shortage, and attitudes toward hiring people with criminal records are changing.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Today Chile has one of the wealthiest, most stable economies in South America. But it was born in a violent struggle, between Marxism and capitalism, democracy and dictatorship.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Tech workers have increasingly been asking ethical questions about their industry's involvement with the military. One such worker took her company's CEO to task.
Monday, April 29, 2019
8chan is a site where like-minded people gather to talk about cartoons, Game of Thrones and neo-Nazi ideology. Suspects in shootings at a U.S. synagogue and New Zealand mosques had used the site.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
If you're scared of flying, the news of two recent airline crashes might have you in jitters. Instructors who help people overcome that fear say enrollments have doubled since the incidents.
Friday, April 12, 2019
In 1973, a coup took Chile from socialism to capitalism. That economic shift was implemented by a ruthless dictator with the help of a handful of economists known as the Chicago Boys.
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Tyler and Larry have never met. But almost every day for the last few years, they get into a fight on Twitter.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Opponents of decriminalization say the multi-billion-dollar industry exploits sex workers. But activists and academics say legalization would protect workers and benefit public health.
Friday, March 15, 2019
The shootings at mosques in New Zealand were live-streamed on Facebook, and shared on YouTube and Twitter. The companies have been challenged on their ability to remove this kind of content quickly.
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
The San Francisco Bay Area is known for its love of fine food. It's also increasingly becoming known as an area where it's almost impossible to live on a service-industry wage.
Friday, February 22, 2019
We're working on a series of stories about civility and online behavior, and we want to hear from you!
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.
Friday, February 15, 2019
Amazon canceled plans for a New York City HQ after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
In a new book, Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code joins a chorus of voices warning of devastating consequences if girls don't partake in tech — and suggesting girls should be encouraged to take risks.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
In the latest revelation to raise privacy concerns, the Silicon Valley giants offered adults and teens gift cards for installing apps that would let the companies collect data on their smartphones.
Saturday, January 26, 2019
As Venezuela grapples with a major political crisis, people there are struggling with misinformation online. WhatsApp, a popular messaging app, has been used to spread both rumors and news reports.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
WhatsApp has been accused of being used to spread rumors — with serious consequences. Now the ubiquitous messaging app is moving to limit how many people users can forward messages to.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Many residents of the Queensbridge public housing complex feel they have not benefited much from the area's booming development. With Amazon, activists are trying to change that story.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
How do virtual assistants like Alexa affect children's learning experiences? Some experts say easy answers delivered by technology can hurt the development of problem-solving skills in kids.