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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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Adrian Walker

Fixing the T will take more than just tightening our belts

By , Globe Columnist

A scathing new report says the MBTA has placed managing its finances over safety and reliable daily operations. That will ring true to many users, who haven’t seen fiscal health translate into better service.

Adrian Walker

The working class battles The Man in Harvard strike

By , Globe Columnist

Thousands of graduate students, some making as little as minimum wage, have walked off the Harvard. They want better pay and health care, and a better system for addressing harassment and discrimination.

Adrian Walker

Warren, Patrick looking to make moves in an unsettled Democratic field

By , Globe Columnist

As the Democratic campaign moves into a critical stage, two Massachusetts candidates are in very different places. Elizabeth Warren is trying to regain momentum after a sluggish month, while Deval Patrick is working to gain a foothold.

Adrian Walker

Rachael Rollins takes on her riskiest prosecution with BC suicide case

By , Globe Columnist

The Inyoung You case, which rests on tens of thousands of text messages, will test an evolving area of the law.