Columnist

Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Adrian Walker

What can we salvage from the Olympic bid?

By , Globe Columnist

The debate over hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics prompted a healthy discussion about where the city is headed.

Adrian Walker

The BRA is a mess, but therein lies a great opportunity

By , Globe Staff

A new management audit has proclaimed the Boston Redevelopment Authority to be disorganized and dysfunctional.

Adrian Walker

No need to try Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again

By , Globe Columnist

Trying Tsarnaev, who is already facing the death penalty, for the killing of MIT officer Sean Collier would be pointless.

Adrian Walker

Going after sex ads is the right call

By , Globe Staff

Regardless of whether Backpage sheds its dirty ads, the shift in focus from punishing workers to targeting users is a welcome one.