Senior Editorial Writer

Alan Wirzbicki

Alan Wirzbicki has worked at the Globe in various capacities since 2004, including Washington correspondent, political reporter, and senior editorial writer. He lives in Jamaica Plain.

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Editorial

Newton judge should not continue to sit on criminal cases

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No matter how much one may credit her good intentions, Judge Shelley A. Joseph should not continue to sit on criminal cases until her own legal situation is resolved.

Editorial

Trump’s attacks on judiciary echo his press bashing

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Make no mistake, Trump chooses his battles carefully, and his choice to disparage yet another institution critical to a well-functioning democracy is no idle rant.

Editorial

Thanks for nothing, Trump. Trade war has cranberry growers seeing red

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The little red fruit has been drawn into President Trump’s trade wars. To ease the pain, the federal government should extend financial assistance to cranberry growers.

Editorial

Mass. should mandate federal safety board recommendations and end gas moratorium

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The state needs to act on recommendations from the NTSB as well as end the moratoriums on new gas hookups.