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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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This time, Tom Menino comes up short

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

Tom Menino’s memoir “Mayor For a New America” recounts 20 years of governance, but it doesn’t shed a lot of light on the man himself.

Adrian Walker

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev getting what he’s due

By Adrian Walker , Globe Columnist

Despite what he seems to think, Tsarnaev is not entitled to a jury of patsies.

Adrian Walker

NFL can’t afford to fumble now

By Adrian Walker , Globe Staff

America’s favorite sport has turned into a nightmare, the action on the field overshadowed in recent weeks by terrible behavior off of it.

Adrian Walker

A soldier for the home front

By Adrian Walker , Globe columnist

Once an addict, James Patterson overcame drugs and homelessness to get back on his feet. Now he wants to help others do the same.