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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It’s OK to be rich, Senator Sanders

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Just being wealthy doesn’t make lefty you a hypocrite.

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End the energy supply scam now

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Allowing more companies to compete was supposed to mean better deals for customers. Instead, it opened the door to predators.

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It’s important to stay outraged

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Outrage is a hard thing to sustain over the long term, especially when there is so much to be angry about. But it is a vital emotion, say those on the front lines.

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For Gaming Commission, it’s Wynn or lose

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The best argument for allowing the company to keep its lucrative license is being made, not by Wynn officials, but by the amber Shangri-La on the Mystic River.