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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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Seeing red over the mess that is the MBTA

By , Globe Columnist

And it’s not just the T, but also the trains, buses, roads, and ferries around it, all utterly inadequate to serve our expanding region.

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For the gender-fluid, pope’s enlightenment has soul-crushing limits

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The church’s refusal to recognize the worth of trans people, made official via a document released Monday, hardly comes out of the blue.

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Fighting the good fight on the front lines of climate change

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All day, every day, those who work to save us from the worst effects of climate change confront a soul-crushing reality. What keeps them going?

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Undemocratic Democrats

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Democratic Party bigs are fully committed to making Congress look more like America. But not right now, thank you.