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

  1. Primary Primers: Why Super Tuesday will be the most important date in the 2020 election calendar – Barbara Norrander – 20 November

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

  3. Primary Primers: Iowa: Why flyover country will be a political hotspot in 2020 – Andrew D. Green – 26 November 2019

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

  5. We cannot build our way out of inequality – Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Michael Storper – 30 November 2019 

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

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

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

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

  10. The American mainstream news media may be more biased than we think – Eric Merkley – 8 February