The Daily Northwestern

Sainati: Don’t give Bernie Sanders credit for socialism’s surge

Leo Sainati, Op-Ed Contributor

October 10, 2017

We all have that one friend who’s probably a socialist. Seriously, though, chances are most of us may actually have at least one socialist friend –– a reality emblematic of the dramatic, yet predictable rise of the Democratic...

Wealthy elite influence government policy more than average voters, study finds

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 17, 2014

A Northwestern professor co-authored a study quantifying the disparity between the influence of affluent and average voters on U.S. government policy. The study, scheduled to be published later this year, was co-authored ...

New study shows wealthy disagree with majority of Americans on budget deficits

Sarah Tassoni, Reporter

February 21, 2013

A collaboration between two Northwestern professors and a Vanderbilt University professor found the topic  many political talk shows have focused on for months: The wealthy disagree with the majority of the American public on...