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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To fight climate change, environmentalists say yes to nuclear power


The Union of Concerned Scientists, the venerable Cambridge environmental group, outlines a hard truth in a new report on the need for nuclear power plants.


Rosenstein saga highlights need for Mueller bill


Monday’s theatrics served as an urgent reminder that Mueller’s investigation rests on a fragile foundation that Congress needs to reinforce.

Opinion | Alan Wirzbicki

When I didn’t cut the mustard with John McCain

By Alan Wirzbicki ,

Ask McCain stupid questions and he’d tell you so — but only because what he really wanted was for you to ask better ones.

Ideas | Alan Wirzbicki

Dying arts can be saved — but is it worth it?

By Alan Wirzbicki , Globe Staff

Cinema buffs love 70-millimeter film, which made “2001” beautiful, but staying authentic is really hard.