This page shows a weekly updated list of the past week’s ten most popular blog posts by readership.

  1. The jury is in on cannabis legalization in North America: it’s been a success – 8 October – Daniel Bear

  2. Why do some states elect two Senators from different parties? Don’t blame it on strategic voters. – Chris Donnelly – 31 August 2015

  3. How social media is changing the way people commit crimes and police fight them. – Ray Surette – 28 January 2016

  4. In Texas, Beto O’Rourke is staying positive in his bid to unseat Senator Ted Cruz – Heather K. Evans – 10 October 

  5. Women voted for Donald Trump for the same reasons men did – racism and sexism – Mark Setzler and Alixandra B. Yanus – 3 August 

  6. What do Republicans and Democrats think about climate change? It depends on where they live – 3 May – Matto Mildenberger, Peter Howe, Jennifer Marlon, and Anthony Leiserowitz

  7. Why California is so expensive: It’s not just the weather, it’s the regulation – Kristoffer (Kip) Jackson – 2 July 2016

  8. Ivy Leaguers Rule America. Liberals don’t seem to mind. Conservatives do. – Carlos X. Lastra-Anadón and Thomas Gift  – 9 October 

  9. How Black fraternities are actually harmful to Black culture in the US – Ali Chambers – 15 September 2017

  10. How party polarization makes the legislative process even slower when government is divided. – Tyler Hughes and Deven Carlson – 19 May 2015