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Cathy Young

Cathy Young is a columnist for Newsday, a contributing editor to Reason, and an associate editor at ArcDigital.

Articles by Cathy Young (page 1)

December 31, 2021 5:30 am

Dostoevsky at 200: An Idea of Evil

Radical yet reactionary, the Russian literary giant remains a bundle of paradoxes.
Cathy Young
October 25, 2021 5:30 am

What Cancel Culture Is—and Isn’t

Don’t underestimate the chilling effect.
Cathy Young
October 8, 2021 5:30 am

Fifteen Years After Her Assassination, Anna Politkovskaya Remains a Symbol of Journalistic Courage

The Putin critic was gunned down in October 2006.
Cathy Young
September 23, 2021 5:30 am

The ‘We’re Just as Bad as Russia’ Crowd

No, Glenn Greenwald and Sohrab Ahmari: Censorship in the U.S. is not comparable to what goes on in Putin’s Russia.
Cathy Young
August 30, 2021 5:30 am

Chris Rufo and His Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Afghanistan Take

Since all he has is a hammer, everything looks like a culture-war nail.
Cathy Young
April 27, 2021 5:30 am

Bad Cops, Bad Narratives

Racial bias in policing is real. But the full picture is far more complex.
Cathy Young
March 3, 2021 5:30 am

1619, 1776, and Us

What the conflict over the NYT extravaganza and the much-mocked Trump commission report is really about.
Cathy Young
February 20, 2021 5:47 am

The Trouble with Biden’s Answer on China

The president's town hall remarks were taken out of context, but still leave a lot to be desired.
Cathy Young
November 14, 2020 5:30 am

Trump’s Men in Moscow

Russian media revels in Trump’s nonsensical claims of fraud as enemies of democracy reap propaganda harvest.
Cathy Young
April 4, 2020 5:30 am

The Media Is Not the Problem with COVID-19

Thousands of Americans are dying. And some conservatives are blaming a favorite scapegoat.
Cathy Young