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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Congratulations, Bill Cosby, of a sort

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Not so long ago, Bill Cosby would have scoffed at claims that racism can intrude when black men meet the justice system.

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The welfare cap is laughable — and cruel

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The idea that cutting off benefits would prevent pregnancies is ridiculous. Instead, it just made parents’ lives — and more importantly, their children’s lives — more difficult.

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The America I swore allegiance to seems to have disappeared

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This president’s repeated and blatant attacks on democracy are intolerable.

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All smiles as health care flatlines

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In this world, what Republicans did on Thursday is cynical, but it’s not necessarily suicidal.