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Robert P. Alvarez

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

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Wall Street Got Theirs—Now Bail Out Regular People by Cancelling Student Debt

Even writing off every penny of student debt would cost less than Trump's tax giveaways for corporations and the rich.

Robert P. Alvarez ·


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 ·

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