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

Leo Sainati, Op-Ed Contributor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

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

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

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

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

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...