Articles by Robert P. Alvarez

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Land of the Unfree

June 24, 2020 | This July 4, let’s lay claim to the freedom and equality we’ve celebrated for centuries, but seldom practiced.

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Return of the Poll Tax

July 10, 2019 | Florida's anti-democratic poll tax will cost the state hundreds of thousands of voters — and hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Let Prison Inmates Vote

May 14, 2019 | Mass incarceration is now a bipartisan concern. Its effects on our democracy should be, too.