Columnist

Yvonne Abraham

Yvonne Abraham grew up in Sydney, Australia, and has been working at the Globe since 1999. She has covered national and local politics, immigration, and just about everything else over those years.

She has been a Metro columnist since 2007. She writes about local and national politics, the people who make Boston Boston, the ways in which big, abstract decisions affect the lives of actual people (especially women), and whatever else catches her eye.

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Yvonne Abraham

GOP candidates from Mass. miss chance to stand up to Trump

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The Massachusetts Republicans running for the US Senate will fit right in with the dutiful doormats in the caucus they hope to join.

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The truth about Lawrence

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Making a scapegoat of undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities like Lawrence only serves the purposes of the Trump administration.

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Women in law paint picture of harassment

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In the law, as everywhere else, women said they were afraid to report the incidents of harassment because they feared being labeled as humorless, or a troublemaker, or worse.

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People helping us pull back from the darkness

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At grim moments like these, it’s easy to slide from anger into despair. So it’s important to consider some of the light that remains.