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

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

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

  3. Why things may be looking up for Virginia’s Democrats as the General Assembly elections approach – Lauren C. Bell – 10 October

  4. Obama’s legacy is as a disappointingly conventional president – David Wise – 30 April

  5. Political parties shape public opinion, but their influence is limited. – Kevin J. Mullinix – 18 April 2017

  6. Films can have a major influence on how people view government. – Michelle C. Pautz – 12 March 2015

  7. The curse of slavery has left an intergenerational legacy of trauma and poor health for African Americans – Michael J Halloran – 8 March

  8. Long Read: The unknown unknowns of Afghanistan’s new wave of methamphetamine production – David Mansfield, the Organisation for Sustainable Development and Research and Alex Soderholm – 30 September 

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

  10. Women and men receive different punishments for their involvement in the same crime: prostitution. – Rebecca Pfeffer – 27 March 2018