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Click Here to Join ‘Can We Build a Better Summer Olympics?’

Click below to join the conversation, airing tonight at 6:30 PM PDT.

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The Summer Olympics are the one time every four years when millions of people tune into track and field and swimming; stars from rival basketball and soccer clubs come together to represent their respective countries; and people learn (and then forget) the rules of synchronized swimming and the difference between platform and springboard diving. But the Olympics are also fraught with problems, from corruption to doping to the costs and impacts of hosting, …

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Here’s How to Join “How Do Oppressed People Build Community?”

Click here to join the conversation, airing tonight at 5 PM PDT.

University of North Carolina historian William Sturkey, winner of the 10th annual Zócalo Public Square Book Prize for Hattiesburg: An American City in Black …

Lisa Margonelli Named Editor-in-Chief of Zócalo Public Square | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Lisa Margonelli Named Editor-in-Chief of Zócalo Public Square

The Author and Writer Embodies Zocalo’s Mission of Connecting People to Ideas and to Each Other

Zócalo Public Square, the innovative blend of ideas journalism and live events, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Lisa Margonelli to editor-in-chief.

Founded in 2003 by executive director and publisher …

Zócalo Unveils a Kaleidoscopic New Look

The New Logo Evokes Our Prismatic View of the World

In anticipation of our 15th birthday in April, Zócalo Public Square is unveiling a new look to better communicate our playful, kaleidoscopic approach to exploring big ideas.

“At a time …