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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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As a ‘free speech’ rally fizzled, a march for unity triumphed

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The tiny rally on Boston Common was clearly a bust. Tens of thousands of counterprotesters made an emphatic show of unity.

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The state and TD Garden cut a deal, and promptly forgot all about it

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There is blame to go around — but more importantly, there is a way to make this right.

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In broad daylight, in cold blood

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From a distance it looked like a simple fight, just a piece of street theater.

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Even in crisis, UMass Boston can’t shake its habit of political hiring

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I thought the University of Massachusetts Boston had fallen on hard times, but apparently that depends on whose times we are discussing.