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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Leaving Harry Potter behind

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Why did nobody prepare me for the heartbreak of my son finishing the books?

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In college admissions, the American Dream has gone bad

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Will we finally fix the way we do college admissions in this country? Or will we still cling to the American fiction that every kid has an equal shot?

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Recycling can’t fix what really ails us

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It’s a noble aim, but it doesn’t get at our real problems when it comes to trash.

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Is Boston truly looking out for immigrants? Not in this case.

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Something is seriously amiss if the Trump administration protects the rights of an undocumented worker better than the city of Boston does.