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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The formerly incarcerated still struggle to find work

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“Giving people their freedom back is one thing, but having people prepared is quite another.”

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UMass Boston’s present is a mess

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The university has a budget gap that could reach $30 million by June. That isn’t just a problem. It’s a disaster.

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The St. Patrick’s Day parade is the embarrassment that never goes away

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It’s bad for South Boston — and all of Boston — that the organizers still have the power to march the city backward.

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Kenneth Guscott was more than a developer. He was a pioneer.

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Guscott was constructing a metaphorical bridge between Roxbury’s past and its future.