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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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In Cambridge, old-fashioned police overreaction meets cellphone video

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Once again, a widely circulating video has raised the issue of excessive force.

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Everett shouldn’t have to pay for Steve Wynn’s misdeeds

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Does Wynn Resorts really want to sell the casino, or is this just another chapter in the long-running saga of bringing gambling to Mass.?

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A UMass Boston institute that studies war’s effects is fighting to survive budget cuts

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The William Joiner Institute for the Study or War and Social Consequences has been a fixture on the Dorchester campus since shortly after it was established.

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In boosting Boston, little emphasis on diversity

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We don’t talk enough, or think enough, about who is in the rooms where Boston’s image — and reality — are defined.