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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

A simple step to greater justice

By , Globe Columnist

Making the justice system more just isn’t always about tectonic shifts. Sometimes, small changes can make a big difference. How small? How about lifting the ban on cellphones in courthouses?

Yvonne Abraham

The Rose Kennedy green ribbon of hope

By , GLOBE COLUMNIST

This slice that sutured together Boston after the Big Dig turns 10 this year, a worthy celebration in this season of drudgery and dank idiocy.

Yvonne Abraham

Miss your government yet?

By , Globe Columnist

Could absence make the heart grow fonder (of the federal government) when it comes to this idiotic shutdown?

Yvonne Abraham

People have problems with Warren. It’s not about her gender, of course

By , Globe Columnist

There seem to be so many reasons to write the senator off. None of them would have anything to do with her being a woman. Right?