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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An investment in future pays off with new Orange Line cars


If the state wants anything resembling (or smelling like) a world-class transportation system, it’s going to have to pony up the money for it.


Cities and towns make progress on housing


It’s way too soon to declare victory, but municipalities are beginning to make a dent in the state housing crisis.

Opinion | Alan Wirzbicki

Playing it safe with the new BPS superintendent?

By Alan Wirzbicki ,

Marie Izquierdo should be the front-runner. The fact that she’s not says a lot about the city and Mayor Marty Walsh.

Opinion | Alan Wirzbicki

As the US exits the Pacific trade deal, Japan steps in to fill the void

By Alan Wirzbicki , Globe Staff

One consequence of the Trump administration’s chaotic approach to foreign policy is that it’s forcing allies to shoulder leadership roles, big and small, once filled by United States.