An Ideas Exchange Blending Live Events and Humanities Journalism. An affiliate of Arizona State University. A not-for-profit. publishes original daily journalism syndicated to 189 media outlets worldwide. At a time when our country’s public sphere is narrow and polarized, Zócalo seeks to be a welcoming intellectual space where individuals and communities can tackle fundamental questions in an accessible, nonpartisan, and broad-minded spirit. committed to translating ideas to broad audiences and to engaging a new, young, and diverse generation in the public square.