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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

Government takes SNAP ‘harvest box’ proposal to a patronizing extreme

By , Globe Columnist

The nasty stereotype of the SNAP recipient persists, thanks to Trump, Mulvaney, and others who see poverty as a moral failing.

Yvonne Abraham

Trump relates to Porter because he, too, has been victimized by women spreading vile lies

By , Globe Columnist

This administration has such respect for women. Why, one could even argue that President Trump himself is largely responsible for the #MeToo movement.

Yvonne Abraham

It matters who the DA is

By , Globe Columnist

Maybe district attorneys in Massachusetts are utterly unassailable.

Yvonne Abraham

Hefner had access to Rosenberg’s e-mails

By , Globe Staff

After sexual misconduct allegations were leveled against his husband late last year, Senate President Stan Rosenberg reassured his colleagues Bryon Hefner had no influence on Senate business.