How incompetent and unjust can criminal justice get? Pretty incompetent and unjust, says Raymond Bonner, author of Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong, the story of Edward Lee Elmore, a man who was recently released after three decades wrongly spent on death row in South Carolina. Bonner stopped by Zócalo to undergo The 3-Minute Drill by Editor T.A. Frank.
Why Beat Up On Billionaires?
T.A. Frank Grills Thomas Frank
Did President Obama bungle his response to the 2008 financial crisis? That’s the claim of Thomas Frank, who says that the moment that should have buried Wall Street and Republicans …
In Search of the Deep South
Dixie Always Seems to be One Town Away
Constantino Diaz-Duran is a fellow at the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University. He is chronicling his walk from New York to Los Angeles to celebrate his eligibility …
by W.S. Merwin
Your absence has gone through me
Like thread through a needle.
Everything I do is stitched with its color.
From The Second Book of Four Poems.
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If You Skipped Church Today
The Angels of Mission San Xavier del Bac
In Glimpses, Zócalo presents a series of images that explore connections and community–or simply delight the eye.
San Xavier del Bac, a two-century-old mission that rises like a white dove from …