Columnist

Nestor Ramos

Nestor Ramos is a columnist who writes about issues of interest and import in and around Boston. Sometimes he also writes about food.

He joined the Globe as a general assignment reporter and feature writer in 2014. A native of New Haven, Conn. and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Ramos worked as a columnist, reporter and editor in Rochester, N.Y., Sioux Falls, S.D. and Portland, Ore.

Latest stories

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On the Orange Line tracks, three discarded items and the stories they tell

By , Globe Staff

Was this an accumulation of a few days’ trash, scattered by the passing trains? Or, worse, the leavings of a single sad life?

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Pressley, Ocasio-Cortez, and other rookie Democrats protest at Harvard

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Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Lori Trahan were part of a small crowd of demonstrators outside Harvard’s Kennedy School on Tuesday night.

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An obituary for the earth, and an opportunity to save her

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In the newspaper business, penning obituaries well in advance is standard practice. Is it too early to write one for our planet?

After outcry, Trillium Brewing restores employees’ hourly wages

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The owners of the popular craft brewery said they would like to start a discussion about who should be paid tipped wages.