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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A Harris high

By , Globe Columnist

Please, can’t I just enjoy this a little longer? Let me sit with my delight at the prospect of Kamala Harris as vice president before the ugliness ruins it.

YVONNE ABRAHAM

Congrats, Joe Biden’s running mate!

By , Globe Columnist

This is going to be so much fun/super-depressing!

Listen to the teachers

By , Globe Columnist

“Lawmakers expect schools to be the place where we solve all of a community’s problems,” said Merrie Najimy, head of the 117,000-member Massachusetts Teachers Association. “Now they’re asking us to put our lives on the line.”

YVONNE ABRAHAM

Don’t make me choose

By , Globe Columnist

Until Joe Kennedy decided to try and take Ed Markey's place in the US Senate, Massachusetts got to have both in Congress, and that was good.