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.

Latest stories

Adrian Walker

State’s ‘Valor Act’ is a good intention gone wrong and must be fixed

By , Globe Columnist

Unfortunately, good intentions can lead to really terrible laws.

Adrian Walker

Where to put an MLK memorial in Boston?

By , Globe Columnist

There’s no shortage of contenders.

ADRIAN WALKER

New MassHousing chief has an atypical background

By , Globe Columnist

A few years ago, Chrystal Kornegay was a housing advocate. Now she’s in charge of the state’s billion-dollar housing finance agency.

ADRIAN WALKER

What will Marty Walsh do with his new-found power?

By , Globe Columnist

Walsh cruised to reelection Tuesday. Gone are the growing pains of learning a new post, replaced by ever-growing influence. But to what end?