Columnist

Yvonne Abraham

A columnist for the Metro section, Abraham’s work appears on Thursdays and Sundays. She previously covered state and national politics, and immigration at the Globe. She came to the paper in 1998 from the Boston Phoenix.

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As Suffolk Downs winds down, an end to a way of life

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Staff

Many of the people who work at the track can’t imagine doing anything else. But now they’ll have to.

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Bottle bill foes hope you buy in

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

Companies making massive profits from plastic containers want taxpayers to pay the freight for recycling.

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How could nobody have known?

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

Authorities say they had no previous contact with the family. If someone did know, they didn’t report it.

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Women making progress in Mass. politics

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

There is still plenty of ground to make up when it comes to how people treat, and talk about, women candidates, though.