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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This column was supposed to drive a stake through the heart of Valentine’s Day. Sorry: I love it

By , Globe Staff

The truth — and this may be the most subversive thing I’ve ever written — is that I happily celebrate it every year.

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A single comment made Mayor Walsh rethink supervised injection sites

By , Globe Staff

AA meetings changed Marty Walsh’s life. Maybe it’s not so surprising that one could change his mind on supervised injection sites, too.

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If Rosa Parks rode a bus in Boston today, she’d see nearly the same segregation she fought

By , Globe Columnist

There are no signs enforcing segregated seating on buses anymore, but structural barriers and institutional neglect ensure that de facto segregation, by race and by income, endures.

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Howard Schultz and his possible presidential run get dark-roasted

By , Globe staff

If the former Starbucks CEO really wanted to make third-party candidacies viable, he’d throw his weight and wallet behind ranked-choice voting.