January 26, 2022 | Letting small minorities of senators block things most Americans support delivers obstruction, not bipartisanship.
Articles by Robert P. Alvarez
December 1, 2021 | Prisons inflate the political representation of the communities that host them — without any say from prisoners themselves.
August 4, 2021 | Rural prison towns need jobs. There are better ones than guarding people in cages.
June 9, 2021 | As Arizona's push to revive Nazi-era gas executions shows, the death penalty is barbaric.
May 5, 2021 | The standard, often unreliable reporting on police killings dehumanizes victims — a fact my own family knows too well.
April 7, 2021 | My faith teaches me to stand with the marginalized, whose voting rights are now under sustained assault.
March 3, 2021 | The new administration has made some welcome changes, but Biden isn’t living up to all his promises — especially on detention.
December 9, 2020 | The next administration needs to address this crisis and the war on drugs driving it.