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Robert P. Alvarez

Robert P. Alvarez  is communications assistant at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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A Five-Alarm Emergency for Voting Rights and Democracy

The GOP's voter suppression laws are working. They need to be stopped before more states adopt them.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


The Deep Work to Humanize the People Killed by Police

The standard, often unreliable reporting on police killings dehumanizes victims—a fact my own family knows too well.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


Save Lives. Fill Out Your Census.

Taking the census ensures your community gets its fair share of funding—and representation—during the pandemic and beyond.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


Land of the Unfree

This July 4, let’s lay claim to the freedom and equality we’ve celebrated for centuries, but seldom practiced.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


A Simple Solution for the Coronavirus Crisis in Prisons

Releasing low-risk inmates would ease the risk that sky-high prison infection rates pose to all of us.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


The Next Coronavirus Bill Must Protect the 2020 Election

We need no-excuse absentee voting now—and that's the bare minimum.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


Republicans, Not Russians, Threaten Our Elections

When turnout climbs, Republicans lose. No wonder they're closing polling places and purging voters all over the country.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


Return of the Poll Tax

Florida's anti-democratic poll tax will cost the state hundreds of thousands of voters—and hundreds of millions of dollars

Robert P. Alvarez ·

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