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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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Doing well in order to keep doing good

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Father Tom Conway has made tough decisions to improve the outlook of St. Anthony’s Shrine.

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Armageddon worried

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President Trump’s reckless blustering about North Korea has me freaked out. And I am not alone.

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In a Malden classroom, a lesson on immigration

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Many economists say drastically cutting immigration hurts the economy for everyone.

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President Patrick? Maybe, maybe not

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Deval Patrick would really, really have to want to be president to subject himself to the kinds of scrutiny and attacks he would face.