Jasmine Garsd

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Tesla's Musk Apologizes To Investors Over His Recent Behavior

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Tesla has reported that over the past three months its losses have doubled. CEO Elon Musk, who's been in hot water over his sometimes offensive rants on social media, apologized to investors.


Scooters: Sidewalk Nuisances, Or The Future Of Local Transportation?

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Electric scooters for rent are popping up in cities across America. Investors see a key role for the new way of getting from here to there. But many people find them downright annoying.


Feminism Gets A New Platform In Argentina

Thursday, July 26, 2018

An Argentinian daytime talk show, known for stoking fights among scantily clad cabaret dancers, broke format and suddenly invited nuanced conversations about feminism, sexual harassment and abortion.


Fresh Facebook Controversy: Zuckerberg Defends Rights Of Holocaust Deniers

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg is seeking to clarify remarks in which he defended the rights of Holocaust deniers to publish falsehoods on Facebook. In an interview, he attempted to explain why Facebook is reluctant to censor posts that are both untrue and offensive as long as they are not intentionally misleading.


Has Video Refereeing Ruined The World Cup?

Friday, July 13, 2018

This is the first time the World Cup has used video replay to make official calls. Some say it has made for a cleaner game, but soccer purists claim it's ruined the event.


This Fashion Brand Grew On Instagram With Help Of Celebs, Relatable Models

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Fashion Nova was among the top-trending fashion brands online in 2017. How did a retailer with only five stores get so popular? Associating its brand with Cardi B and Kylie Jenner didn't hurt.


More Mexican Children are Being Raised in Prisons than Ever Before

Friday, April 06, 2018

More women are being incarcerated in Mexico than ever before, and more babies are being born in prison. 


Olympian Dominique Moceanu Warned Us About USA Gymnastics 10 Years Ago

Monday, January 29, 2018

When she accused her coaches and father of verbal and physical abuse, nobody listened.


Deportation Fears Present New Challenges for Domestic Violence Victims

Monday, March 20, 2017

Some say that the Trump Administration's aggressive deportation policy is stopping immigrant women who have been victims of domestic violence from going to the police in times of crisis.


Commuter Train Crash In Hoboken, N.J., Disrupts Commute Into Manhattan

Friday, September 30, 2016

Commuter rail service in Hoboken has been restored following Thursday's crash. The city knows something about catastrophic events and their aftermath. Hoboken was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.


Former Telenovela Actress Changed Landscape Of Spanish-Language TV

Monday, September 05, 2016

Telenovelas are staples of Spanish-language TV. Telemundo was always in second place behind Univision — that is until executives figured out the way to success: telenovelas starring anti-heroes.


AfroPunk Acts To Free Your Mind And Your ... Ears

Sunday, August 28, 2016

This year's AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn features artists who are expanding the universe of punk and ideas about who belongs there.


'It's Punk Rock To Be Black In America': Afropunk Festival Pushes The Movement

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Eleven years ago, Matthew Morgan started the festival not only to book people of color, but also to redefine "that [punk] attitude that we've always had."


'There Are No Rules': Fea Talks Latina Punk

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Texas punk band joins Alt.Latino to discuss beauty standards and Latina identity — and to share some loud music with a wicked sense of humor.


In The Race For The Song Of The Summer, 'Panda' Runs On A New Track

Friday, August 05, 2016

In 2016, the fact that one of the biggest pop hits of the year owes its success almost entirely to the Internet is no longer a surprise.


Las Mostras: Fierce Women Of Latin Music

Friday, July 22, 2016

This week on Alt.Latino, we survey a wide variety of powerful women who make bold, inventive music.


Drug Dealer's Career Follows Evolution Of Opiate Epidemic In U.S.

Friday, July 15, 2016

A drug dealer's career serves as a timeline for the evolution of the opiate epidemic in America from pills to heroin.


'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The recent tragedy in Orlando hit a space that's practically sacred for gay Latinos. This week, Alt.Latino celebrates stories of the dance floor.


Latino LGBT Community Found Refuge On The Dancefloor

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Dance clubs are a special place for the LGBT community — especially Latinos. Clubgoers in Queens, N.Y. say clubs have been safe spaces, making the Orlando massacre particularly devastating.


The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An Alt.Latino Love Story

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Good music is good music, and it eventually breaks down all barriers. This week we've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.